Wells Academy

  • Wells Academy serves 303 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Wells Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Wells Academy's student population of 303 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wells Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wells Academy is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rankn/a
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
13%
16%
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White
77%
71%
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wells Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.390.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wells Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSteubenville City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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