Life Academy

2405 Champaign Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
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Bottom 50%
Life Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • : ≤20% (Top 50% in IL)
  • : ≤20%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students (19-20)
96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(20-21)
≤20%
28%
(20-21)
≤20%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
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American Indian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(19-20)
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Life Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
(19-20)
n/a
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Life Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
(19-20)
8%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Life Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
(19-20)
90%
48%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Life Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hawaiian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(19-20)
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Life Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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This chart displays the diversity score of Life Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
63%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Life Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Life Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Life Academy often compared to?
Life Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Fresh Start Treatment & Learning by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Life Academy?
96 students attend Life Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Life Academy students are White, 8% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Life Academy offer ?
Life Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Life Academy part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • : ≤20% (Top 50%)
  • : ≤20%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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