High School Ahead Academy

Grades: 7-8

100 students

High School Ahead Academy serves 100 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
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 100 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 100 students
High School Ahead Academy Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
High School Ahead Academy Total Teachers (2008-2013)

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 14:1
High School Ahead Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
High School Ahead Academy American Indian Students (2009-2013)
Asian
8%
3%
High School Ahead Academy Asian Students (2008-2013)
Hispanic
10%
14%
High School Ahead Academy Black Students (2008-2013)
Black
56%
27%
High School Ahead Academy Black Students (2008-2013)
White
20%
52%
High School Ahead Academy White Students (2008-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
High School Ahead Academy Two Or More Races Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups High School Ahead Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.63 0.45
High School Ahead Academy Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
77%
47%
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.
10%
7%
High School Ahead Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 77,656 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,224 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,521 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
124
1
Number of Students Managed 77,656 1,330
Guilford County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $746 MM $19 MM
Guilford County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $768 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,224 $11,105
Guilford County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $10,880
Guilford County s School District 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 Grades Students
  • GreensboroGuilford Middle School
    320 Lindley Rd
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-5833
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 745 students                      
  • GreensboroDoris Henderson Newcomers School
    Magnet School
    411 Friendway Rd
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-5883
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 3-12 | 198 students                      
  • GreensboroWestern Guilford High School
    409 Friendway Rd
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-5800
    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1255 students                      
  • GreensboroThe Early College At Guilford High School
    5608 West Friendly Aveune
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-2860
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 195 students                      
  • GreensboroGuilford Elementary School
    920 Stage Coach Trail
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-5844
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 566 students                      

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