Career Academy High School

  • Career Academy High School serves 249 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Career Academy High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana 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 11:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Career Academy High School's student population of 249 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Career Academy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Career Academy High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1627 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
24%
12%
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White
54%
69%
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Career Academy High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.640.50
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Graduation Rate40-49%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCareer Academy High School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Career Academy High School is Rise Up Academy At Eggleston (2.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is (0.0 miles away)
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