Gadsden Central Academy

Gadsden Central Academy serves 28 students in grades 1-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Gadsden Central Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida 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 7:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Gadsden Central Academy's student population of 28 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

Gadsden Central Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gadsden Central Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3452 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
33%
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Black
93%
22%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.70
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Gadsden Central Academy is Gadsden Virtual Franchise (0.0 miles away)
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