Great Western Academy

  • Great Western Academy serves 721 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Great Western Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio 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 Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Great Western Academy's student population of 721 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 46% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students721 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Great Western Academy
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Great Western Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,247 schools in Ohio (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 increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Great Western Academy is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2650 out of 3247 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Great Western Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Great Western Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Great Western Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
37%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Great Western Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
25%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Great Western Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Great Western Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Great Western Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.710.48
This chart display the diversity score of Great Western Academy and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
21%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Great Western Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Great Western Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Western Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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