Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School

Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School serves 343 students in grades 9-12.
Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland 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 Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1157 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
20-24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
6-9%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
17%
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Black
97%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.060.72
This chart display the diversity score of Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
15-19%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School and public school graduation rate of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Achievement Academy @ Harbor City High School is The Reach! Partnership School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coldstream Park Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harford Heights Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Baltimore Harford Heights Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
    0.4 miles
    1919 N Broadway
    Baltimore, MD 21213
    (410) 396-9341
    0.4 PK-5 428
  • Baltimore The Reach! Partnership School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 526 students
    0.4 miles
    2801 St. Lo Drive
    Baltimore, MD 21213
    (443) 642-2291
    0.4 9-12 526
  • Baltimore Abbottston Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
    0.5 miles
    1300 Gorsuch Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    (443) 984-2685
    0.5 PK-5 224
  • Baltimore Coldstream Park Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 266 students
    0.5 miles
    1400 Exeter Hall Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    (410) 396-6443
    0.5 PK-8 266
  • Baltimore Stadium School Math: 4% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 253 students
    0.5 miles
    1300 Gorsuch Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    (443) 984-2682
    0.5 4-8 253

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