High School Ahead Academy

  • High School Ahead Academy serves 98 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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High School Ahead Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • High School Ahead Academy's student population of 98 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students98 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High School Ahead Academy's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High School Ahead Academy is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2349 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
58%
26%
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White
17%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in High School Ahead Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.600.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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