Cardinal Academy

  • Cardinal Academy serves 95 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Cardinal Academy's student population of 95 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students95 students
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers

School Comparison

  • Cardinal Academy's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cardinal Academy is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
56%
Student : Teacher Ratio32:116:1
Hispanic
8%
6%
Black
17%
11%
White
74%
77%
Two or more races
1%
4%
Diversity Score0.420.39
Graduation Rate80-89%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
54%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScott County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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