Alpha Academy

  • Alpha Academy serves 781 students in grades Kindergarten-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alpha Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Alpha Academy's student population of 781 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
Total Students781 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Alpha Academy
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alpha Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alpha Academy is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1043 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alpha Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alpha Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
60%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alpha Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
18%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alpha Academy and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Alpha Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alpha Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.590.46
This chart display the diversity score of Alpha Academy and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alpha Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alpha Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlpha Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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