Joshua Academy

  • Joshua Academy serves 224 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Joshua Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Joshua Academy's student population of 224 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joshua Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joshua Academy is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1264 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
68%
12%
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White
7%
69%
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Two or more races
24%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joshua Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.480.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoshua Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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  • Evansville Lincoln School
    Grades: K-8 | 249 students
    0.4 miles
    635 Lincoln Ave
    Evansville, IN 47713
    (812)435-8235
    0.4 K-8 249
  • Evansville Evans School
    Grades: PK-6 | 539 students
    0.6 miles
    2727 N Evans Ave
    Evansville, IN 47711
    (812)435-8330
    0.6 PK-6 539
  • Evansville Delaware Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 502 students
    0.8 miles
    700 N Garvin St
    Evansville, IN 47711
    (812)435-8227
    0.8 K-6 502
  • Evansville Benjamin Bosse High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 708 students
    0.9 miles
    1300 Washington Ave
    Evansville, IN 47714
    (812)477-1661
    0.9 9-12 708
  • Evansville Signature School Inc Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 347 students
    1.0 miles
    610 Main St
    Evansville, IN 47708
    (812)421-1820
    1.0 9-12 347

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