Star Academy

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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Star Academy's student population of 244 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Star Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1055 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Star Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
96%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Star Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Star Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score
0.080.55
This chart display the diversity score of Star Academy and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Star Academy is Douglass High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Douglass Elementary Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Scenic Hills Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Memphis Scenic Hills Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 369 students
    0.5 miles
    3450 Scenic Hwy
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901) 416-4342
    0.5 PK-5 369
  • Memphis Lucie E. Campbell Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    1.4 miles
    3232 Birchfield Dr
    Memphis, TN 38127
    (901) 416-1000
    1.4 PK-5 575
  • Memphis Douglass Elementary Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 438 students
    1.5 miles
    1650 Ash St
    Memphis, TN 38108
    (901) 416-5946
    1.5 PK-8 438
  • Memphis Douglass High School Magnet School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 546 students
    1.7 miles
    3200 Mount Olive Rd
    Memphis, TN 38108
    (901) 416-0990
    1.7 9-12 546
  • Memphis Memphis Virtual School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 93 students
    1.7 miles
    3772 Jackson Ave
    Memphis, TN 38108
    (901) 416-5783
    1.7 6-12 93

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