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University Academy-Middle

Charter | 6-8 | 217 students

 

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Posted August 19, 2013

I have a student that has been attended UA since she was in the K. I've never had any issues with the teachers, now maybe the after school team yes. That issues was taken care like it was supposed to be handle. But now my baby is in the seventh grade this year, and she is exacted and ao am I. Now next I will be having a K come there I hope and pray I don't have any issues cause I really love UA as a parent's point of view.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 1, 2011

UA is a beautiful school, and most of the teachers help with your childs education, but it seems that no matter how much you give parent participation, they still seem to not respond to any emails, phone msg, etc... Most teachers dont keep thier grades updated online so it looks as though your child is failing... Theres nothing more than to have a horrible feeling that your child is failing... And when you try to address the situation you never rcv a call back so you have to take time off from work to take care of the problem when it can be taken care of right over the phone or thru email. Im defi
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Posted April 13, 2009

Ua is an okay school, My son is currently attending UA and is in the eighth grade, he says that he does not like it. when I came to visit the school I saw that the middle school is out of control, students are in the halls not in class and the teachers suffer to keep the kids in control. My son will not be returning to this school next year.
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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 48% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 56% in 2014.

70 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

70 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
69%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 51% in 2014.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
70%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2014.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
76%

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2014.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
45%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students38%
Black35%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students51%
Black48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students63%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students63%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students70%
Black71%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students76%
Black77%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students48%
Black48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 55% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
100%
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 96% 17%
White 2% 74%
Hispanic 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65%N/A45%
Female 56%N/A48%
Male 44%N/A52%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Dr. Michael Burns
Fax number
  • (816) 410-0322

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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6801 Holmes Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131
Phone: (816) 412-5901

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