University Academy-upper

  • University Academy-upper serves 217 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥90% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • University Academy-upper placed in the top 1% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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University Academy-upper places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • University Academy-upper's student population of 217 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University Academy-upper is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University Academy-upper is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#11 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
96%
16%
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White
2%
72%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University Academy-upper.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.080.23
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUniversity Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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