University Academy Charter High School

  • University Academy Charter High School serves 438 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • University Academy Charter High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • University Academy Charter High School's student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University Academy Charter High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of University Academy Charter High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank#2149 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
30%
29%
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Black
58%
15%
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White
3%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.70
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUniversity Academy Charter High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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