Youth Leadership Academy

698 Concord Church Road
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Youth Leadership Academy serves 144 students in grades 6-8.
Youth Leadership Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Youth Leadership Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Youth Leadership Academy's student population of 144 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Youth Leadership Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Youth Leadership Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#166 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
n/a
34%
White
96%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSc Public Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Youth Leadership Academy is Pickens High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pickens Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hagood Elementary School (3.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pickens Hagood Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 489 students
    3.1 miles
    435 Sparks Lane
    Pickens, SC 29671
    (864) 397-1900
    3.1 PK-5 489
  • Pickens Pickens Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
    3.1 miles
    140 Torch Lane
    Pickens, SC 29671
    (864) 397-4100
    3.1 6-8 690
  • Pickens Pickens High School Math: 50% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,322 student
    3.3 miles
    4314 Moorefield Memorial Highw
    Pickens, SC 29671
    (864) 397-3600
    3.3 9-12 1,322
  • Pickens Pickens Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
    3.5 miles
    567 Hampton Avenue
    Pickens, SC 29671
    (864) 397-2300
    3.5 PK-5 514
  • Six Mile Six Mile Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    5.1 miles
    777 North Main Street
    Six Mile, SC 29682
    (864) 397-2400
    5.1 PK-5 509

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