Esl Newcomer Academy

  • Esl Newcomer Academy serves 514 students in grades 6-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Esl Newcomer Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Esl Newcomer Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Esl Newcomer Academy's student population of 514 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 83% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-10
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Esl Newcomer Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Esl Newcomer Academy is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#1246 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
51%
7%
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Black
33%
10%
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White
13%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.40
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Esl Newcomer Academy is The Academy @ Shawnee (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Louisville The Academy @ Shawnee Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 686 students
    0.0 miles
    4001 Herman Street
    Louisville, KY 40212
    (502) 485-8326
    0.0 6-12 686
  • Louisville King Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
    0.5 miles
    4325 Vermont Ave
    Louisville, KY 40211
    (502) 485-8285
    0.5 K-5 396
  • Louisville Young Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    0.5 miles
    3526 West Muhammad Ali Bouleva
    Louisville, KY 40212
    (502) 485-8354
    0.5 PK-5 509
  • Louisville Atkinson Academy Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 444 students
    0.9 miles
    2811 Duncan Street
    Louisville, KY 40212
    (502) 485-8203
    0.9 PK-5 444
  • Louisville Portland Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 293 students
    1.1 miles
    3410 Northwestern Parkway
    Louisville, KY 40212
    (502) 485-8313
    1.1 K-5 293

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