The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School

The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School serves 1,112 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

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
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#931 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
Black
80%
20%
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White
19%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.330.58
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Graduation Rate
90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
27%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to The Academies Of West Memphis Charter School is West Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bragg Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Memphis West Junior High School Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 466 students
    0.5 miles
    331 W Barton St
    West Memphis, AR 72301
    (870) 735-3161
    0.5 7-9 466
  • West Memphis Bragg Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 571 students
    0.6 miles
    309 W Barton
    West Memphis, AR 72301
    (870) 735-4196
    0.6 K-6 571
  • West Memphis Faulk Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 632 students
    0.8 miles
    908 Vanderbilt
    West Memphis, AR 72301
    (870) 735-5252
    0.8 K-6 632
  • West Memphis Richland Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 574 students
    0.9 miles
    1011 W Barton
    West Memphis, AR 72301
    (870) 735-6443
    0.9 K-6 574
  • West Memphis Avondale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 547 students
    1.3 miles
    1402 Crestmere
    West Memphis, AR 72301
    (870) 735-4588
    1.3 PK-1 547

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