Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings

  • Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings serves 30 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings's student population of 30 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings is ranked within the top 20% of all 204 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#27 out of 204 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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Hispanic
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
97%
34%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.060.72
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDyrs School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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