Grad Academy Memphis

  • Grad Academy Memphis serves 537 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Grad Academy Memphis placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee 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 21:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Grad Academy Memphis's student population of 537 students has grown by 62% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students537 students
This chart display total students of Grad Academy Memphis by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Grad Academy Memphis by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Grad Academy Memphis by grade.

School Comparison

  • Grad Academy Memphis is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grad Academy Memphis is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#1564 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grad Academy Memphis and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grad Academy Memphis and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Grad Academy Memphis and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Grad Academy Memphis and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
97%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Grad Academy Memphis and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
63%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grad Academy Memphis.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.060.54
This chart display the diversity score of Grad Academy Memphis and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
89%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAchievement School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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