Citizens Academy

  • Citizens Academy serves 452 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 42% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Citizens 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 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Citizens Academy's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 48% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students452 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Citizens Academy
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Citizens 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 19:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Citizens Academy is 0.06, which is less 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)
57%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Citizens Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Citizens Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Citizens Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Citizens Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Black
97%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Citizens Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
2%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Citizens 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
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Citizens Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Citizens Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.060.24
This chart display the diversity score of Citizens Academy and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Citizens Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Citizens 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 NameCitizens Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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