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726 16 Th St.
Newport News, VA 23607
p. 757-928-6827

Achievable Dream Academy
in Newport News, VA

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Newport News City Pblc Schs
State Agency:
Virginia Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredPrekindergarten – 5th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs44.3
Surrounding communityCity, Mid-size Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Newport News, VA 23607
Total Population26,234 (26,234 urban / N/A rural)
Households10,142 (2.49 people per house)
Median Household Income$19,160
Families6,291 (3.14 people per family)
Pop. — African American23,204
Pop. — Asian149
Pop. — Pacific Islander27
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native287
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)2,889
Pop. — Other237

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 629 84%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 49 7%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 678 91%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     14%
English Language Learners     2%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A58%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A67%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A63%
White Non-HispanicN/A80%
All Students<68%76%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 1,791 86.63%
GED Recipients     7.17%
Other Completers 114 5.31%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Achievable Dream Academy?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic712>96%26%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A<N/A5%
American Indian / Alaskan Native1N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic9<1%58%
Prekindergarten 2 2
Kindergarten 139 5 3 147
1st Grade 119 4 3 126
2nd Grade 139 3 1 1 144
3rd Grade 114 2 116
4th Grade 95 2 97
5th Grade 104 3 107
Total 712 17 1 9 739

Newport News City Pblc Schs – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Achievable Dream Academy's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides516.0>15%15%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors361.8>11%9%
Library / Media Specialist40.0<1%2%
Library / Media Support92.0>3%1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)37.4>1%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)61.5>2%2%
Guidance Staff Total98.9<3%3%
District Admins3.0<0%1%
Dist. Admin/Sppt56.0<2%3%
School Admins128.0>4%3%
School Admin/Sppt143.0<4%5%
Other Support1,639.4<48%49%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Newport News City Pblc Schs Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools  $23
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$97,256,000<$3,082$4,277
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $1,520
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $1,520
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$97,256,000<$3,082$4,472
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $256
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $1,133
 Sinking Fund   
 Bond Fund   
 Other Funds   
Total Revenues$346,937,000<$10,995$11,099
Total Expenses$330,342,000<$10,469$11,198

Newport News City Pblc Schs Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$78,099,000$25,735,159
Special Education Programs$21,398,000$7,298,409
Vocational Education Programs$3,778,000$1,747,229
Other Education Programs $1,105,106
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$124,127,000$43,364,000$40,322,439$13,644,644
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$11,530,000$3,523,000$3,627,280$1,229,432
 General Administration$3,350,000$1,056,000$745,657$263,060
 School Administration$12,681,000$4,220,000$4,018,742$1,328,523
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$12,331,000$3,855,000$3,402,098$1,251,233
 Student Transportation$10,757,000$3,615,000$2,674,000$973,492
 Business / Central / Other$2,875,000$1,108,000$972,026$417,342
Food Services$4,959,000$1,841,000$1,458,770$560,711

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Newport News City Pblc Schs.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$18,035,000<$571$605
  General Administration$7,139,000<$226$245
  School Administration$17,025,000<$539$560
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$27,081,000<$858$951
  Student Transportation$17,334,000>$549$530
  Business / Central / Other$4,860,000>$154$131
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$12,486,000>$395$384
  Enterprise Operations  $17
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services  $102
 Adult Education$1,641,000>$52$39
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$624,000<$19$1,000
 Instructional Equipment$2,265,000<$71$99
 Other Equipment$9,023,000>$285$170
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$7,759,000>$245$179
Debt Interest  $234

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Newport News City Pblc Schs.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$9,966,000>$315$271
  Children with Disabilities Idea$7,715,000>$244$214
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$1,923,000>$60$54
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$184,000<$5$6
  Title V, Part A$4,000 $3
  Vocational and Tech Education$737,000>$23$20
  Bilingual Education$70,000<$2$7
  Child Nutrition Act$7,510,000>$238$184
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid$646,000<$20$33
  Indian Education   
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$140,822,000>$4,463$3,948
 Staff Improvement Programs$12,479,000>$395$345
 Special Education Programs$15,369,000>$487$385
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$14,442,000>$457$257
 Bilingual Education Programs$376,000<$11$17
 Gifted and Talented Programs$920,000<$29$33
 Vocational Education Programs$1,437,000<$45$80
 School Lunch Programs$183,000<$5$5
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$7,650,000>$242$177
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$930,000<$29$58
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions$104,735,000<$3,319$4,303
 Property Taxes   
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems$7,815,000<$247$279
 From Cities and Counties   
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$1,395,000>$44$32
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $8
 School Lunch$4,756,000<$150$194
 Textbook Sales and Rentals$18,000 $2
 District Activity Receipts   
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services   
 Interest Earnings$173,000<$5$48

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