Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy

100 N Calhoun Street
Baltimore, MD 21223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy serves 456 students in grades 9-12.
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy's student population of 456 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#804 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
90%
33%
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White
3%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy's ranking?
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy is ranked #804 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy often compared to?
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Mergenthaler Vocational-technical High School, The Seed School Of Maryland by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy?
The graduation rate of Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy is 65-69%, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 87%.
How many students attend Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy?
456 students attend Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy?
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy offer ?
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy part of?
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy is part of Baltimore City Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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