Foreign Language Academy

  • Foreign Language Academy serves 657 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Foreign Language Academy's student population of 657 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foreign Language Academy's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foreign Language Academy is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1597 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
57%
6%
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Black
31%
16%
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White
9%
72%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Foreign Language Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.580.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Foreign Language Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKANSAS CITY 33 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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