The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School serves 993 students in grades 10-12.
The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas 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 15% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

School Overview

The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School's student population of 993 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 129 teachers has grown by 69% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
993 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
129 teachers
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School Rankings

The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#914 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
75%
20%
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White
22%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
88%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Students: 993 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39

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