Steam Academy

  • Steam Academy serves 411 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Steam Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Steam Academy's student population of 411 students has grown by 74% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Steam Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,258 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Steam Academy is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#838 out of 1258 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
6%
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Black
32%
11%
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White
56%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Steam Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.580.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Steam Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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