Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

Serving 357 students in grades 6-12, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : ≥90% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,761 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#906 out of 1761 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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28%
31%
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32%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
44%
13%
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Black
49%
21%
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White
3%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy's ranking?
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is ranked #906 out of 1,761 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy often compared to?
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Red Bank Middle School, Ooltewah Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy?
The graduation rate of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is 90%, which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 90%.
How many students attend Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy?
357 students attend Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy students are Black, 44% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy?
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy offer ?
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy part of?
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is part of Hamilton County School District.
In what neighborhood is Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy located?
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is located in the Highland Park neighborhood of Chattanooga, TN. There are 2 other public schools located in Highland Park.

School Reviews

2   9/9/2014
In this school African Americans are the majority aswell as the administrative staff. My daughter attends this school and has had to deal with bullying from the same group of students since their summer programs. We have talked to several members of the administration about the issue and they claim to be handling it. They say they will not allow bullying or any drama in the school, and that if it continues the kids will be removed from the school. The issue has continued to occur with nothing being done about it. The bullying includes pushing, shoving, cussing, and emtional/verbal abuse. There has also been an issue with high school girls who are not allowed on the 6th grade level of the school coming down and threatening my 6th grade daughter in the bathroom. Still no resolution. I would like it to be known my daughter is white and every student harassing her is black, and the administrative staff we talked to about this are black. So of course this issue has not been resolved ed or even brought to the attention of the Dean of the school. This school is supposed to be teaching leadership and helping teach our girls on a higher level so that they will succeed further then in a regular public school, but apparently the application process has flaws that allows girls without any disipine or manors to be let in, and let them act anyway they want In the school just as they do in their streets. I am pulling my daughter out and filing suit against the school. I would not advise anyone to send their kids to this school.
- Posted by Parent - robga

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : ≥90% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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