Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter

Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter serves 56 students in grades 9-12.
Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter's student population of 56 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students56 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#477 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
54%
34%
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White
39%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.62
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAiken 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter is Aiken High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Schofield Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aiken Schofield Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 492 students
    0.6 miles
    224 Kershaw Street Northeast
    Aiken, SC 29801
    (803) 641-2770
    0.6 6-8 492
  • Aiken Aiken High School Math: 49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,438 student
    0.9 miles
    449 Rutland Drive
    Aiken, SC 29801
    (803) 641-2500
    0.9 9-12 1,438
  • Aiken Lloyd-kennedy Charter Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-8 | 66 students
    1.1 miles
    130 Avery Lane
    Aiken, SC 29802
    (803) 644-4824
    1.1 3-8 66
  • Aiken Aiken Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 495 students
    1.8 miles
    101 Gator Lane
    Aiken, SC 29801
    (803) 641-2570
    1.8 6-8 495
  • Aiken North Aiken Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    1.8 miles
    100 Bears Rock Road
    Aiken, SC 29801
    (803) 641-2690
    1.8 PK-5 456

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