3240 James Rd
Memphis, TN 38108
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Star Academy serves 244 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Star Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

Star Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Star Academy's student population of 244 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
244 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Star Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Star Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1410 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
96%
22%
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White
n/a
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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