Lift For Life Academy

  • Lift For Life Academy serves 258 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lift For Life Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Lift For Life Academy's student population of 258 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lift For Life Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lift For Life Academy is 0.12, which is less 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 (MO)
Overall School Rank#1735 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
94%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lift For Life Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
71%
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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 Lift For Life Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.120.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lift For Life Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLift For Life Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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