Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter

  • Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter serves 54 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter's student population of 54 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students54 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#431 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
58%
34%
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White
32%
51%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.43
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Graduation Rate≥50%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAiken 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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