Joshua Academy

1230 East Illinois St

Evansville, IN 47711

Tel: (812)401-6300
Grades: KG-6

242 students

Joshua Academy serves 242 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Joshua Academy operates within the Joshua Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 242 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 242 students
Joshua Academy Total Students (2005-2013)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Joshua Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by Grade Joshua Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 17:1
Joshua Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2013)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Joshua Academy Hispanic (2005-2013)
Black
79%
13%
Joshua Academy Black (2005-2013)
White
5%
71%
Joshua Academy White (2005-2013)
Two or more races
14%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Joshua Academy Sch Ethnicity Joshua Academy Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.36 0.26
Joshua Academy Diversity Score (2005-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
80%
42%
Joshua Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
8%
Joshua Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 242 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Joshua Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 242 1,469
Joshua Academy School District Number of Students Managed (2005-2013)
District Total Revenue n/a $21 MM
District Spending n/a $18 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $13,002
District Spending / Student n/a $11,056
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Evs Juvenile Correctional Fac (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Evs Juvenile Correctional Fac (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • EvansvilleLincoln School
    635 Lincoln Ave
    EvansvilleIN 47713
    (812)435-8235
    0.4 mi | 367 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • EvansvilleEvans School
    2727 North Evans Ave
    EvansvilleIN 47711
    (812)435-8330
    0.6 mi | 522 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • EvansvilleDelaware Elementary School
    700 North Garvin St
    EvansvilleIN 47711
    (812)435-8227
    0.8 mi | 463 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • EvansvilleEvs Juvenile Correctional Fac
    Alternative School
    301 Se 8th St
    EvansvilleIN 47713
    (812)435-8300
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | 5 students | Gr. 9-11                      
  • EvansvilleBenjamin Bosse High School
    1300 Washington Ave
    EvansvilleIN 47714
    (812)477-1661
    0.9 mi | 750 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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