Achievable Dream Middle/high

  • Achievable Dream Middle/high serves 439 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Achievable Dream Middle/high placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia 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 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Achievable Dream Middle/high places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Achievable Dream Middle/high's student population of 439 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Achievable Dream Middle/high is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Achievable Dream Middle/high is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1334 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Achievable Dream Middle/high and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Achievable Dream Middle/high and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Achievable Dream Middle/high and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
92%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Achievable Dream Middle/high and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Achievable Dream Middle/high and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
6%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Achievable Dream Middle/high.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.150.68
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Achievable Dream Middle/high and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Achievable Dream Middle/high and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewport News City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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