Uplift Academy

Uplift Academy serves 83 students in grades 9-12.
Uplift Academy 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 <50% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Uplift Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Uplift Academy's student population of 83 students has declined by 61% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students83 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

Uplift Academy 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 Uplift Academy is 0.32, 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
#1704 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
16%
29%
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Black
81%
15%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.320.70
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
≤5%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Uplift Academy is Newark Innovation Academy (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Eagle Academy For Young Men Of Newark (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark Newark Innovation Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 17 students
    0.0 miles
    190 Muhammad Ali Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07108
    (973) 733-8326
    0 9-12 17
  • Newark Eagle Academy For Young Men Of Newark Math: ≤1% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 204 students
    0.1 miles
    279 Chancellor Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973) 733-1234
    0.1 5-12 204
  • Newark Cleveland Eighteenth Avenue School Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 477 students
    0.3 miles
    388 Bergen St
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973) 733-6944
    0.3 PK-8 477
  • Newark B.r.i.c.k. Avon Academy Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
    0.4 miles
    219 Avon Ave
    Newark, NJ 07108
    (973) 733-6750
    0.4 PK-8 494
  • Newark Bard Early College High School Math: 26% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 355 students
    0.4 miles
    321 Bergen Street
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (212) 995-8479
    0.4 9-12 355

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