Akron Alternative Academy

77 W Thornton St
Akron, OH 44311
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Akron Alternative Academy serves 239 students in grades 11-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Akron Alternative Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Akron Alternative Academy's student population of 239 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Akron Alternative Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Akron Alternative Academy is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#3074 out of 3255 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
6%
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Black
57%
17%
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White
24%
70%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.610.48
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Graduation Rate
≤5%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
40%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAkron City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Akron Alternative Academy is Akron Stem High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Akros Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Akron Akron Stem High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 329 students
    0.1 miles
    123 S Forge St
    Akron, OH 44308
    (330) 761-1661
    0.1 9-12 329
  • Akron Akros Middle School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 123 students
    0.3 miles
    265 Park St
    Akron, OH 44304
    (330) 374-6704
    0.3 6-8 123
  • Akron National Inventors Hall Of Fame School Center For Stem Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 388 students
    0.3 miles
    199 S Broadway St
    Akron, OH 44308
    (330) 761-3195
    0.3 5-8 388
  • Akron Edge Academy The Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 242 students
    0.4 miles
    92 N Union St
    Akron, OH 44304
    (330) 535-4581
    0.4 K-5 242
  • Akron Akron Early College High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 384 students
    0.5 miles
    225 S. Main St.
    Akron, OH 44325
    (330) 761-1661
    0.5 9-12 384

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