Orion Academy

  • Orion Academy serves 566 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Orion Academy's student population of 566 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students566 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#2932 out of 3,224 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
90%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Orion Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
71%
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orion Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.190.25
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Orion Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrion Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Orion Academy is Oyler School (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Oyler School (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Oyler School (0.6 miles away)
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