School Details

Healthy Start Academy

807 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 956-5599
1

(out of 10)

Charter Grades K-8 374 students 19 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

11%
47%
14%
45%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Healthy Start Academy average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

22%
48%
15%
44%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Healthy Start Academy average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

12%
48%
18%
40%
20%
45%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Healthy Start Academy average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

0%
39%
10%
46%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Healthy Start Academy average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

7%
39%
23%
48%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Healthy Start Academy average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

0%
34%
15%
41%
40%
59%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Healthy Start Academy average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Healthy Start Academy is a charter middle school in Durham. The principal of Healthy Start Academy is Mr James T McCormick, whose e-mail is jmccormick@healthystartacademy.com. 374 children attend Healthy Start Academy and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 82% of the 374 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Healthy Start Academy is 19:1. Immaculata Catholic School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 91% 91%
Hispanic 7% 7%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.0%
White, non-Hispanic 1.0% 1.0%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 0%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    healthy start is a wondrous shcool with well educated teachers and students who get more knowledge every day.

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Overall score

(based on 2 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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