Aurora Academy

  • Aurora Academy serves 178 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Aurora 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Aurora Academy's student population of 178 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aurora Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aurora Academy is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
26%
16%
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White
45%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Aurora Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
21%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aurora Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.690.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aurora Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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The staff doesn't know how to work together. The children are unruly, they communicate poorly with parents, an all around terrible experience. Our daughter is going elsewhere next year. She missed her kindergarten graduation because the teacher neglected to tell us about it while my child was doing her work at home. Don't use this school unless you enjoy headaches and frustration.
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I am seriously disappointed in this school and would NEVER recommend sending any children here. There is no accountability to the students or parents by the teachers. When asking for resolutions by the board of directors, she has little or no response. My children attended Toledo Catholic schools for 7 years and were promoted to every grade and now there is a problem? I have a difficult time believing that.
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