Phoenix Academy

  • Phoenix Academy serves 331 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Phoenix 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Phoenix Academy's student population of 331 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Phoenix Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Phoenix Academy is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1175 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
40%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Phoenix Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
46%
39%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Phoenix Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.630.40
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Graduation Rate50-54%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Phoenix Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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