Foreign Language Academy

  • Foreign Language Academy serves 674 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Foreign Language Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri 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 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Foreign Language Academy's student population of 674 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foreign Language Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Foreign Language Academy is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#1803 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
56%
7%
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Black
30%
16%
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White
11%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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I recommend this school because there is so much tutoring. Everyone would help you when you need it. There are after school activity that you could attend to. We have a principal that cares about how we act when we got to field trips, or when there are guests in the building. The teachers are nice and helpful especially Middle School teachers. Learning another language is fun and can help you to get more money as you get older.
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