Okeechobee Achievement Academy

  • Okeechobee Achievement Academy serves 162 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Okeechobee Achievement Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Okeechobee Achievement Academy's student population of 162 students has grown by 149% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students162 students
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers

School Comparison

  • Okeechobee Achievement Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Okeechobee Achievement Academy is 0.63, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank
64%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Okeechobee Achievement Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
44%
32%
Black
9%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Okeechobee Achievement Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
42%
39%
Two or more races
4%
3%
Diversity Score0.630.46
This chart display the diversity score of Okeechobee Achievement Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate≤20%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkeechobee School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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