Academy Charter High School

  • Academy Charter High School serves 171 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Academy Charter High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Academy Charter High School's student population of 171 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students171 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy Charter High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy Charter High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2156 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
22%
28%
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Black
75%
15%
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White
2%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.390.70
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Graduation Rate80-89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Academy Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcademy Charter High School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Baseball, Bowling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.dfs
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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