Atkinson Academy

  • Atkinson Academy serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Atkinson Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Atkinson Academy's student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Atkinson Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Atkinson Academy is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#1185 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
57%
10%
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White
34%
77%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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