Youth Engagement Academy is located in Washington, DC and is one of 32 high schools in District Of Columbia Public Schools. It is a alt. school that serves 218 students in grades 9-11.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Youth Engagement Academy did not make 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 District Of Columbia in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Youth Engagement Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Youth Engagement Academy had 89% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. District of Columbia had 73% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
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 District of Columbia, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2010 DC-CAS Results for all subjects tested.more...