Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc. is located in Hartford, CT and is in Achievement First Hartford Ac School District. It is a charter school that serves 610 students in grades K-7.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc. made AYP in 2010. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Connecticut in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc.'s test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc. had 85% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Connecticut had 34% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Two or More Races
Achievement First Hartford AC District Spending
The Achievement First Hartford AC spends $7,807 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 40% on instruction, 51% on support services, 10% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Achievement First Hartford AC District
In 2011, Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc. had 12 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Connecticut average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8.
How is it Scored?
Students are scored at one of five levels, 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. A score at or above level 3 is considered proficient, however the goal is for all students to score at or above level 4.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Connecticut, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) Results and Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) Results for all subjects tested.more...