School Details

Edge Academy, The

92 North Union St, Akron, OH 44304
(330) 535-4581
3

(out of 10)

Charter Grades K-5 308 students 15 students/teacher (OH avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade

78%
78%
80%
81%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Edge Academy The average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

64%
78%
84%
88%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Edge Academy The average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

24%
68%
34%
74%
11%
68%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Edge Academy The average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Edge Academy, The is a charter elementary school in Akron. 308 students attend Edge Academy, The and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 75% of the 308 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 95% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Edge Academy, The is 15:1. St. Anthony of Padua Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 87% 87%
White, non-Hispanic 7% 7%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Asian 1% %
Hispanic 0.4% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 95%
Economically disadvantaged 75% 0%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    Excellent curriculum! I really also like the staff. They concentrate on reading and math which I also really like.

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is more worried about what my kids hair cuts look like and what shoes they have on than their education... My son consistently got straight A's and received his first F in Social Studies... I never received a call he needed help in Social Studies but if he had a hair cut with a little design nothing offensive nor was it big or shoes were not all black and brown my work phone and cell phone was ringing

  • (2 years ago)

    I was extremely disappointed with this school. We recently visited. I can not believe the principal's behavior! She spent time gossiping with a teacher about another staff member instead of answering questions about education and my child. I had hoped the edge offered parent's a better choice. Sadly this school left a lot to be desired. After additional research we've decided the edge is most definitely not where our kids belong. Send your kids elsewhere.

  • (7 years ago)

    My children and I are very happy with they way Edge works. They are a wonderful school.

  • (7 years ago)

    My son attends Edge Academy he has been there for the last six years.I like the concept of the school.Edge teaches the students to respect each other that is as if not more important to than getting good grades.The issue of safty has come up here recently.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter attended the Edge Academy for K and 1st grade. She did very well there and she had one of the best and most compassionate 1st grade teacher's I have ever seen. Her name was Ms. Miller. My daughter did very well there but no longer attends because I wanted her to attend a more racially diverse school. I withdrew her from the school when it went into academic emergency because although I liked the school her education is of the utmost importance to me. My daughter is black as are 98 percent of the children at The Edge Academy. I think they should try to make it a more racially diverse environment because children need to be able to get along and co-exist with children of all different races starting at a young age. Exposure to all races for all children only helps them in the future. Ashanti

  • (10 years ago)

    Edge Academy currently employs Teachers that do not have the compassion needed in instructing the at risk youths. The student ratio is 98% African Am. and the teaching staff consist of majority Caucasion Teachers. It has been observed that the Teachers can not relate to the students.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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