The Academy for Urban Scholars

  • The Academy for Urban Scholars serves 314 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 68%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The Academy for Urban Scholars placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • The Academy for Urban Scholars's student population of 314 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Academy for Urban Scholars is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,260 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Academy for Urban Scholars is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
68%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio45:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
99%
16%
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White
n/a
71%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Academy for Urban Scholars.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.020.24
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Graduation Rate10-14%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Academy for Urban Scholars and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Academy For Urban Scholars School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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