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
High School Ahead Academy Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
High School Ahead Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.64. 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 (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
High School Ahead Academy Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
8%
13%
High School Ahead Academy Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
59%
27%
High School Ahead Academy Black (2008-2012)
White
20%
52%
High School Ahead Academy White (2008-2012)
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 0.64
High School Ahead Academy Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
79%
45%
High School Ahead Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
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%
High School Ahead Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

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 1,593
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: 2012 (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)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greensboro Guilford Middle School
    401 College Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)316-5833
    0.1  mi  |  744  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Greensboro Doris Henderson Newcomers School
    Magnet School
    411 Friendway Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)316-5883
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  194  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Greensboro Western Guilford High School
    409 Friendway Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)316-5800
    0.6  mi  |  1285  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Greensboro Early College At Guilford High School
    5608 West Friendly Ave
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)316-2860
    0.8  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Greensboro Guilford Primary
    411 Friendway Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)316-5844
    1.5  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.