PROFICIENCY 77% 2% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS
68%Newport News
78%Virginia

Achievable Dream Middle/high is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS" in Newport News, VA. There are a total of 484 students and 33 teachers at Achievable Dream Middle/high, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 364 free lunch students and 51 reduced lunch students.

Achievable Dream Middle/high has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 76.5%, which is 2% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students484
Teachers33.13
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch364
Reduced lunch51

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment145
Taking some courses136
Taking some courses (not tests)2
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses128

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Achievable Dream Middle/high, there are a total of 145 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 136 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6>= 95%
770-79%
8>= 80%
High School70-74%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
670-74%
775-79%
860-64%
High School80-89%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Achievable Dream Middle/high race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 0.8% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 94.2% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.5% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Heritage High65%0.2Newport News, VA
Newsome Park Elementary42%0.6Newport News, VA
B.t. Washington Middle School83%1.1Newport News, VA
Huntington Middle School42%1.2Newport News, VA
C. Alton Lindsay Middle School64%1.8Hampton, VA
Newport News Juvenile Detention Home30%1.8Newport News, VA
Crittenden Middle School67%1.9Newport News, VA
Carver Elementary57%2.0Newport News, VA
Achievable Dream Academy74%2.0Newport News, VA
Tucker-capps Elementary82%2.3Hampton, VA
Aberdeen Elementary65%2.4Hampton, VA
Alfred S. Forrest Elementary65%2.6Hampton, VA

Newport News demographics profile

StatisticNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Population181,6068,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,62919191
Median age32.937.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Speak English89%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newport News

IndexNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.4%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Achievable Dream Middle/high data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.