Lead Academy serves 415 students in grades 9-12.
Lead Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Lead Academy's student population of 415 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Lead Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lead Academy is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1450 out of 1705 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education
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