The Academy

  • The Academy serves 40 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • The Academy's student population of 40 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students40 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#1202 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
17%
11%
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White
63%
77%
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Two or more races
15%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.550.25
This chart display the diversity score of The Academy and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of The Academy and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
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 The 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 NameFranklin County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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