About This School
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.
J. Albert Adams Academy at Adams Park did not make AYP in 2011. 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 Maryland in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See J. Albert Adams Academy at Adams Park's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, J. Albert Adams Academy at Adams Park had 2 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about J. Albert Adams Academy at Adams Park's students and teachers. more
Middle Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Wiley H. Bates Middle School 0.5 miles|
|Phoenix Center - Annapolis 0.6 miles|
|St Mary Elementary School 0.8 miles||n/a|
|St Martins Lutheran Church School 1.2 miles||n/a|
|Annapolis Middle School 1.5 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 35
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, J. Albert Adams Academy at Adams Park had 86% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Maryland had 40% 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)
Anne Arundel County Public Schools District Spending
In 2011, J. Albert Adams Academy at Adams Park had 2 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District
About the MSA
What is it?
The Maryland State Assessments (MSA) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 are assessed in reading and math.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a score of basic, proficient, or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.