Pace Academy is located in Chapel Hill, NC and is in Pace Academy School District. It is a charter school that serves 156 students in grades 9-12.
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.
Pace Academy did not make AYP in 2012. 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 North Carolina in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Pace Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Pace Academy had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The North Carolina average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Pace Academy's students and teachers.more
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Two or More Races
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Pace Academy District Spending
The Pace Academy spends $9,420 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 40% on support services, 0% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Pace Academy District
In 2011, Pace Academy had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The North Carolina average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The End-of-Course (EOC) Tests 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 9 through 12 are assessed in Algebra I, English I, Biology, Civics and Economics, U.S.History, Algebra II, and Geometry.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a score of level 1 through level 4. The goal is for students to score at or above level 3, the proficient level, on the tests. EOC scores are included on students' transcripts and they count toward at least 25% of a student's final grad
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 North Carolina, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2012 EOG Results and EOC Results for all subjects tested.more...