Arts & Academics Academy

  • Arts & Academics Academy serves 305 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Arts & Academics Academy's student population of 305 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arts & Academics Academy's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arts & Academics Academy is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1636 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arts & Academics Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
49%
23%
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Black
10%
4%
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White
13%
55%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arts & Academics Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.710.41
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Graduation Rate70-79%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighline School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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