Newcomer Academy

3741 Pulliam Dr
Louisville, KY 40218
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Bottom 50%
Serving 559 students in grades 6-12, Newcomer Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Newcomer Academy's student population of 559 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
559 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Newcomer Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Newcomer Academy is 0.44, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#1267 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤1%
38%
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≤5%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newcomer Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Newcomer Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
71%
8%
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Black
24%
11%
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White
2%
74%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.44
This chart display the diversity score of Newcomer Academy and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Newcomer Academy and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Newcomer Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Newcomer Academy's ranking?
Newcomer Academy is ranked #1267 out of 1,267 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤1% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% KY state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Newcomer Academy?
The graduation rate of Newcomer Academy is 25-29%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Newcomer Academy?
559 students attend Newcomer Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Newcomer Academy students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Newcomer Academy?
Newcomer Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Newcomer Academy offer ?
Newcomer Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Newcomer Academy part of?
Newcomer Academy is part of Jefferson County School District.
In what neighborhood is Newcomer Academy located?
Newcomer Academy is located in the Klondike neighborhood of Louisville, KY. There are 1 other public schools located in Klondike.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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