Ernie Davis Academy

  • Ernie Davis Academy serves 838 students in grades 8-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ernie Davis Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Ernie Davis Academy's student population of 838 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-9
Total Students838 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ernie Davis Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ernie Davis Academy is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3793 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
74%
43%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.71
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Graduation Rate20-29%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmira City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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