Benjamin L Hooks Job Corps Academy is located in Memphis, TN and is one of 66 high schools in Memphis City School District. It is a public school that serves 54 students in grades 9-12.
Benjamin L Hooks Job Corps Academy did not make AYP in 2009. 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 Tennessee in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Benjamin L Hooks Job Corps Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
The Memphis City School District spends $9,401 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 36% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Memphis City School District District
In 2011, Benjamin L Hooks Job Corps Academy had 11 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Tennessee average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Tennessee Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) Exams are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon the completion of courses in language arts, math, science and social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a score of below proficient, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Students must pass the Algebra I, English II and Biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, to receive a high s