Arts & Academics Academy (Closed 2018)
Arts & Academics Academy served 305 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤5% (which was lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-54% (which was lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education
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