Hope Academy

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hope Academy serves 519 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Hope Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 4% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Hope Academy's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students519 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hope Academy
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Hope Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hope Academy is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3669 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
69%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hope Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
15%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hope Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hope Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur 61 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hope Academy is Futures Unlimited (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Johns Hill Magnet School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William Harris Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Futures Unlimited Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 93 students
    0.8 miles
    250 E William St
    Decatur, IL 62523
    (217) 429-1054
    0.8 11-12 93
  • Decatur Milligan Academy Rssp Alternative School
    Grades: 10 | 36 students
    0.8 miles
    300 E Eldorado St
    Decatur, IL 62523
    (217) 424-3062
    0.8 10 36
  • Decatur William Harris Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 270 students
    0.8 miles
    620 E Garfield Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 362-3361
    0.8 K-6 270
  • Decatur Johns Hill Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 475 students
    0.9 miles
    1025 E Johns Ave
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 362-3351
    0.9 K-8 475
  • Decatur Robertson Charter School Charter School
    Math: 2% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 328 students
    1.0 miles
    2240 E Geddes Ave
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 428-7072
    1 K-8 328

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