Visible Men Academy

  • Visible Men Academy serves 119 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Visible Men Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Visible Men Academy's student population of 119 students has grown by 85% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 1100% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students119 students
This chart display total students of Visible Men Academy by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Visible Men Academy by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Visible Men Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Visible Men Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Visible Men Academy is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3414 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Visible Men Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Visible Men Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Visible Men Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
43%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Visible Men Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
42%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Visible Men Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
10%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Visible Men Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Visible Men Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.630.46
This chart display the diversity score of Visible Men Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Visible Men Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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