Showing school attendance zone

Test Scores by grade:

About This School

Stambaugh Charter Academy is a charter middle school in Youngstown. The principal of Stambaugh Charter Academy is Mr. Alan Harper and can be contacted at 73.aharper@heritageacademies.com. 696 students go to Stambaugh Charter Academy and are mostly Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 95% of the 696 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 95% are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Stambaugh Charter Academy is 22:1. Volney Rogers Junior High School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
  • Sports

    • Cheerleading
    • Football

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 7% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 62% 62%
White, non-Hispanic 18% 18%
Hispanic 12% 12%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0.4%
Asian 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 95% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (7 months ago)

    2/22/13-If you are a student there I am the Governor of Ohio. You may be the Teachers' Union President. Schools are as good as the parents of the students.

  • (10 months ago)

    I'm glad my parents took me out of this school. It was crazy! Fights every day kids getting beat up in the bathrooms and school bus and the teachers are wack! I go to a Youngstown City School now and I'm very glad. Youngstown City Schools get a bad rap but it's not like that at all. They have a lot of great learning programs and if you're dedicated and want to succeed you can do it. Youngstown City School buildings are new the breakfast and lunches are way better and I'm home every day at 3 00 not at 6 PM like when I was in Stambaugh. I have plenty of time to do my homework and relax. Oh and the teachers are licensed and certified with many years of experience in teaching not like the inexperienced unqualified teachers at Stambaugh. I've learned more in one year in YCS than all the years I was at Stambaugh and I haven't been bullied or in a fight once because everybody's cool and YCS has a zero tolerance policy against bullying and fighting. I feel safer than I did at Stambaugh. So before you settle for a cheap charter school like Stambaugh and expose your kids to all the BS give Youngstown City Schools a chance my parents did and I'm grateful and happier for that.

  • (10 months ago)

    MY grandson started Stambaugh this year and he LOVES IT I also love it the staff is soo helpful and ready to answer all questions or concerns. The gentleman who wrote he didnt know is was "that bad" doesnt know what he is talking about. I left the principle a message and he called me back within 10 minutes from vacation ! who does that? Not the school my grandson was in before i would wait 2 days for a return call on bully situation. First day of school Mr. Harper was taking pictures of the children and assing out pencils and erasers. I have been known to be a bit of a pain in the a-- but the staff never acted like they were tires of my questions. If they didnt know the answer they did find it for me. We live out of the city of Ygst but it is worth the 8.5 mile drive to see my grandson LOVE TO go to school.

  • (1 year ago)

    I was reading these reviews and can't believe Stambaugh is that bad. I am now 72 yrs. old and was a student at Stambaugh Academy when it was still called Stambaugh School and everyone in the Mahoning Valley thought Stambaugh was one of the best schools in Youngstown "if not the best". A little reminder to those who can remember. A Principal Named Mr. Heller A teacher named Mr Moore Miss Christy Mr. Momonis. A graduation song composed by Students "Cross over the Hill" (referring to the Hill on Hazelwood Av. we would have climb to get to the High School the old Chaney High ) A few words from the song (music from Patty page's cross over the bridge ) "We are about to leave you and we'll miss you very much. we would like to stay here with you but they won't hear of of the such. Cross over the hill ...Cross over the Hill. That's all I can remember. I guess I'm trying to say I did and still Love that School and don't like hearing people putting it down. Earl Frank Watson Student of Stambaugh School 1946 to 1953

  • (1 year ago)

    Im not a big fan of stambaugh but its better then youngstown city school i just wish they would go all the way up to the 12th grade.... East and Chaney ant safe for any kid to go to

  • (2 years ago)

    The school used to be a good one when it first opened but is now overrun by inner-city kids and staff. The principal is oblivious to what's going on around him and the the teachers are just there for the money. If you have the opportunity to take your child elsewhere do so. By the way and to reinforce what another parent wrote the school has a big bullying problem and no one seems to care. There's no PTO teachers don't communicate with parents and every other week there's some kind of fund raiser. It's all about money.

  • (2 years ago)

    I love this school. This is the best school ever! This is perfect for children that want to go above and beyond. Every parent should want their to go to this school because it's great. I this this because i an a Stambaugh Charter Academy student and i'm proud to be there.

  • (3 years ago)

    This school is a joke and if u send your child here you will regret everyday of it... The teachers call about a childs shirt being untucked instead of calling you when your child is failing!!!!!Serious problem!!! Not to mention they pass the children to the next grade level when the childs report card shows they have failed all D's and F's WHO DOES THAT???? So much for and education the middle school children are so unruly i have witness the cops there on more than one occasion.. I had 4 children that attended and now none of them will be going back!!!

  • (3 years ago)

    This school is terrible!!!! The 8th graders beat up the younger students and there is nothing done about it. My daughter has been bullied by the same girl for the past 3 years and the school will not remove this other child. The principal was beaten up by an 8th grader!!!! DO NOT SEND YOUR KIDS TO THIS SCHOOL YOU WILL REGRET IT!

  • (6 years ago)

    I have 4 girls that go too this school and not only do i love it they love it too .My 1 daughter has alwways struggled in school until i brought them to Stambaugh . The first year you had seen some progress in her grades and her academics ..She was finally excited in doing her work .. The 2nd year she finally got her first A.. So we had too celebrate ...Its only been 5 years too see her get this excited .. Not only that but the teachers her are fantasic . They will even stop what they are doing too help her and to make sure she understands what they are learning .. My children have learned so much more since i have brought them ntoo this school and took them outta Youngstown City ..

  • (6 years ago)

    As an former employee and parent this school seems to be very good but is not. I would never send my child back to this school ever. The kids are very un-discliplined and no one can control them. The teachers are somewhat ok. But academically they dont have anything to offer and socilally its very bad!! take my advice!!

  • (6 years ago)

    My son has attended this school 2 years in a row. I love the teachers and staff they are great. I will continue to send him here and recommend this school for other parents to consider. Keep up the great work !!!! Stambaugh Academy.

  • (6 years ago)

    i am glad that i choose this school they have helped my daughter alot she was able to read and do math by the frist nine weeks.

  • (7 years ago)

    I would like to tell everyone how nice it is here. There is so much parent involvement then i've seen in other school. The teacher are here to help your child with what they need help with. When you want to come in to sit in on her son or daughter class you could. With there beening the first year here there is a lot of thing the students got to do like have a haverst fest. We are going to have a spring festival. The music and gym class are nice. I am glad that my daughter here and not some where else. Since she has been here she has improved so much then she did at her other school.

  • (7 years ago)

    Outstanding! it's the only word that come to mind when I think of stambaugh charter academy. Teachers are very caring and knowlegeable. The students excell here both academically and socially. Without a doubt I would highly reccomend stambaugh charter academy.

See all reviews on GreatSchools

Nearby