Akron Alternative Academy

  • Akron Alternative Academy serves 252 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 68%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Akron Alternative Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Akron Alternative Academy's student population of 252 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Akron Alternative Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,260 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Akron Alternative Academy is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rankn/a
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
68%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
65%
16%
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White
23%
71%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Akron Alternative Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.520.24
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Graduation Rate≤5%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
40%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAkron City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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