High School Ahead Academy

Tel: (336)294-7600
Grades: 8

102 students

High School Ahead Academy serves 102 students in grades 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
High School Ahead Academy operates within the Guilford County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 102 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades: 8
Total Students 102 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
High School Ahead Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade High School Ahead Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 15:1
High School Ahead Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Hispanic
8%
13%
Black
59%
27%
White
20%
52%
All Ethnic Groups High School Ahead Academy Sch Ethnicity High School Ahead 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.
0.59 0.44
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.
79%
45%
High School Ahead Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2013)
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.
4%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,021 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
4
Number of Students Managed 78,021 1,682
Guilford County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $746 MM $19 MM
Guilford County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $768 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,224 $11,105
Guilford County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $10,880
Guilford County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Doris Henderson Newcomers School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Guilford Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Doris Henderson Newcomers School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GreensboroGuilford Middle School
    401 College Rd
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-5833
    0.1 mi | 744 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GreensboroDoris Henderson Newcomers School
    Magnet School
    411 Friendway Rd
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-5883
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | 194 students | Gr. 3-12                      
  • GreensboroWestern Guilford High School
    409 Friendway Rd
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-5800
    0.6 mi | 1285 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GreensboroEarly College At Guilford High School
    5608 West Friendly Ave
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-2860
    0.8 mi | 200 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GreensboroGuilford Primary
    411 Friendway Rd
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-5844
    1.5 mi | 594 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Greensboro, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Greensboro is The Academy At High Point Central. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.