77 W Thornton St
Akron, OH 44311
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 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).

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

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School Overview

Akron Alternative Academy's student population of 239 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 11-12
Total Students
239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Akron Alternative Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2738 out of 3233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
≤5%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
40%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 11-12
  • Students: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤5% (Btm 50% in OH)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 20%)

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