New Era Academy

  • New Era Academy serves 334 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • New Era Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • New Era Academy's student population of 334 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Era Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of New Era Academy is 0.34, 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 Testing Rank#1232 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)15-19%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≤5%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
80%
34%
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White
7%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Era Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.340.72
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Graduation Rate55-59%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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