Ray Street Academy

  • Ray Street Academy serves 89 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Ray Street Academy's student population of 89 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ray Street Academy's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ray Street Academy is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2524 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
35%
26%
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White
56%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ray Street Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.570.46
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Graduation Rate<50%
88%
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ray Street Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ray Street Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlamance-Burlington s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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