York River Academy

  • York River Academy serves 76 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • York River Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • York River Academy's student population of 76 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • York River Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of York River Academy is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1179 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
4%
23%
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White
87%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in York River Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.240.68
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Graduation Rate≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYork County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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