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American Leadership Academy

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2011:
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Posted October 24, 2008

I attended American Leadership Academy for two years and I think that it is an excellent school. Although the classes may be a little bit too full sometimes, it is overall a very good school. It's filled with great students and teachers who are amazing! The downside is that our football team has lost homecoming game three years in a row....
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 17, 2008

I love American Leadership Academy. I love the fact that they have school uniforms and encourage the kids to look and act responsible and professional. The Special Education Department is fantastic.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2008

My children have been attending this school since it first opened. This school is great. They are aware that children all learn differently and are willing to try new and innovative programs to help all the children learn. For instance, they now have three different areas the kids and parents can choose to emphasize in. Children who learn through music and art can choose to take core classes with an emphasis in those areas. They are doing the same with a sports/medicince emphasis. Of course they have a rigorous classical route for those who don't have those interests. I am amazed at how well the school responds to the needs of the student. It is a small school, so my children know almost everyone, students, teachers and administrators and they know my children. I am very pleased with this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2008

The school is average. It is no better than any Nebo School District school. My student has attended this school for three years now and will not be returning. The school's standards are normal. The school atmosphere is very controlling. My student is advanced and the school has not met her needs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2008

This school has high standards and they go the extra mile to find programs that work best for the individual needs of the students. Not every need is met by they continually make the effort. The standard of education is much better than the basic requirements of the local public schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 10, 2008

My child had two teachers for two consecutive years that had no control of the classroom, hurting his chances of starting off his education on the right foot. Since returning to regular public school, he has jumped 4 reading levels in 5 months.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2007

We are fairly new to American Leadership Academy, so we hope to see improvements with the school. The test results (CRT) are well below the state average in two categories, which concerns us. We have had good experiences with the teacher that our child has and with the administration...very nice and open to suggestions, but we want to see better academic results overall. We hope that that will happen soon.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 17, 2007

The school is a fabulous choice if you are disheartened as many are with the Nebo School District schools. Our test results speak for themselves!! Come join us. We are awesome!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 29, 2006

I go to American Leadership Academy, (8th grade) and really enjoy it. The school is not gigantic, so you don't get lost and almost all the teachers know you, there is a wide array of music programs (such as ones you wouldn't expect for such a school, like several large bands, choirs, and orchestras of very good degree, run by excellent teachers) and many sports and after-school activities, the parents are more willing to help because they chose to come to the school. The school has very little graffiti, lots of friendly people, and the teachers are wonderful.
—Submitted by a student


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

The state average for Language Arts was 79% in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2010.

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 80% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 82% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
54%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

165 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 87% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 86% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Pre-Algebra

The state average for Pre-Algebra was 67% in 2010.

2010

 
 
50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 56% in 2010.

2010

 
 
44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 40% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
47%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 40% in 2010.

2010

 
 
16%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
60%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 58% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
62%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 68% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
66%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 42% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
62%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
91%
Pre-Algebra

The state average for Pre-Algebra was 73% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
49%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 82% 77%
Hispanic 12% 15%
Black 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45%N/A48%
Female 50%N/A49%
Male 50%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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898 West 1100 South
Spanish Fork, UT 84660
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