4001 Herman Street
Louisville, KY 40212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
The Academy @ Shawnee serves 686 students in grades 6-12.
The Academy @ Shawnee placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky 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 24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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School Overview

The Academy @ Shawnee's student population of 686 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

The Academy @ Shawnee is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of The Academy @ Shawnee is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1009 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
56%
10%
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White
37%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 686 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 20%)

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