Star Academy

  • Star Academy serves 230 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Star Academy's student population of 230 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students230 students
This chart display total students of Star Academy by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Star Academy
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Star Academy by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Star Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Star Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Star Academy is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Star Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Star Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
5%
10%
Black
94%
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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.110.28
This chart display the diversity score of Star Academy and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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