The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School

  • The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School serves 1,112 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School's student population of 1,112 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,112 students
Gender %This chart display gender of The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

  • The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#877 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Black
81%
20%
White
19%
60%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.310.57
Graduation Rate
86%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Memphis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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