Central Freshman Academy

Tel: (334)448-8780
  • Central Freshman Academy serves 425 students in grades 9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Central Freshman Academy operates within the Phenix City School District.
  • Phenix City School District's 85% graduation rate is lower than the Alabama state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • Central Freshman Academy's student population of 425 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students425 students
Gender %Central Freshman Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers

School Comparison

  • Central Freshman Academy's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Freshman Academy is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
Hispanic
5%
7%
Black
67%
33%
White
26%
56%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsCentral Freshman Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.33
Graduation Rate<50%
87%
Central Freshman Academy Graduation Rate (2013-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Central Freshman Academy is Phenix City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Phenix City School District's student population of 7,043 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 66% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,411 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,715 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    School District NamePhenix City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    13
    6
    Number of Students Managed7,0432,907
    Phenix City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    38%
    District Graduation Rate
    85%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$57 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$59 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,411$10,349
    District Spending / Student$8,715$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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