Renton Academy

  • Renton Academy serves 43 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Renton Academy's student population of 43 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students43 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Renton Academy's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Renton Academy is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1989 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:119:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
40%
4%
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White
31%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Renton Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.720.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRenton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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