Star Academy

Tel: (901)219-7063
Grades: KG-5

238 students

Star Academy serves 238 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Star Academy operates within the Memphis School District.

Overview

The student population of 238 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 238 students
Star Academy Total Students (2005-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Star Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by Grade Star Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Star Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2013)
Black
100%
23%
Star Academy Black (2006-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Star Academy Sch Ethnicity Star 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.
0.00 0.26
Star Academy Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
76%
51%
Star Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Star Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 113,763 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Memphis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
220
8
Number of Students Managed 113,763 3,353
Memphis School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,046 MM $28 MM
Memphis School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,124 MM $28 MM
Memphis School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,342 $8,477
Memphis School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,042 $8,379
Memphis School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trezevant Career And Technical School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Grandview Heights Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Scenic Hills Elementary School (1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MemphisScenic Hills Elementary School
    3450 Scenic Hw
    MemphisTN 38128
    (901)416-4342
    1 mi | 390 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MemphisLucie E. Campbell Elementary School
    3232 Birchfield
    MemphisTN 38127
    (901)416-1000
    1.1 mi | 470 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MemphisTrezevant Career And Technical School
    Vocational School
    3224 Rangeline Rd
    MemphisTN 38127
    (901)416-3800
    Vocational School

    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MemphisPrimary Preparatory
    3274 Range Line
    MemphisTN 38127
    (901)368-6535
    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • MemphisGrandview Heights Middle School
    2342 Clifton
    MemphisTN 38127
    (901)416-3940
    1.3 mi | 486 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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