The Ida B. Wells Community Academy

Attachment III

Tables 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
 
 


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Table 1.  Grade-by-Grade Enrollment
1992-1993 to October 1997
Akron Public Schools
Year
Student Enrollment
1994-95
33,197
1995-96
32,095
1996-97
31,992
     October 97
32,331

 
Table 2.  Student Enrollment by Level
     Level
Number of Students
     Elementary
16,503
     Middle
  6,351
     Senior High
  8,687
        Teenage Parents Center
      49
        Saturn School
      10
        Overage High School
    174
     Miller South
    425
     IPP Students
    132
     Total
32,331
Source: Just the Facts, Akron Public Schools 

 
Table 3.  Report Card Data for Fiscal Year 1997
Akron Public Schools (IRN 043489)
Summit County
District Female Suspension Percentage
District Male
Suspension Percentage
District Black Suspension
Percentage
District White  Suspension
Percentage
District Female
Suspension
Average
 NA
 NA
 NA
NA
 2.3
 District Male
 Suspension
Average
 District Black 
Suspension Average
 District White  Suspension Average
District Black  Dropout Rate  Average
District White
Dropout Rate
 Average
2.3
 2.4
 2.2
 28.7
 24.4
District Attendance
Average
 District Black 
 Attendance 
Average
 District White  Attendance
Average
 District
Disadvantaged
Current Year
Average No.
Student:Teacher
Current Year
90.3
 89.4
90.8
35.2
21.2
 District
Black Honors 
Average
 District
White Honors
Average
District
Disabled
Student Rate
 District 
Enrollment
Current Year
 District Median
  Income
 7.2
 15.6
12.2
31,992
21,006
Source: The Ohio Department of Education Web Site Report Cards at www.ode.ohio.gov. All Data, unless other- wise noted, are based on 3-year averages.
 
 
Table 4.  1996-1997 School Year Percentage
Students Suspended by High School
School
Percentage 
of African American
Students
Percentage of 
Suspensions to frican
American Students
       Buchtel
97
98
       Central-Hower
53
70
       East
37
44
       Ellet
22
30
       Firestone
44
72
       Garfield
39
51
       Kenmore
31
54
       North
35
47
Source: Equal Access to Education Association, Akron Beacon Journal www.ohio.com

Table 5. Enrollment by Ethnicity
1994-95 to October 1997
Akron Public Schools

            Year and Percent of Total Enrollment
Ethnicity
1994-1995
1995-1996
1996-1997
October 1997
American Indian
0.1%
0.0%
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
2.1%
0.8%
2.0%
2.0%
African American
43.9% 
44.5% 
45.9% 
46.8% 
White/Caucasian
53.8% 
53.0% 
51.5% 
50.5% 
Hispanic/Latino
0.5%
0.5% 
0.5% 
 0.5% 
Total
33,197 
32,095 
31,992 
33,331 
It is interesting to note that the City of Akron's under-represented population is 26% while the District's under-represented population is 49.5%. There is a concentration of under-represented students in one cluster of schools on the west side of Akron.
Source: Tables 1, 2 and 5 are from A Curriculum Management Audit of Akron Public      Schools, Ohio. The audit was conducted by the Internal Curriculum Management Audit Center, Phi Delta Kappa, August 1998.                               
 

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