Maya Angelou students out pace their peers and improve academically at rates that far exceed their prior pace of learning.

At the Maya Angelou Public Charter High School

During the 2016-2017 academic year:

    • 70% of students reached growth targets in Math and Reading
    • 75% of graduates are enrolled in post-secondary or in workforce
    • Over 40% of students with a history of truancy and absence were reengaged.

At The Young Adult Learning Center

During the 2016-2017 academic year:

    • 91.3% of students obtained a secondary credential
    • Having the 2nd highest GED subject test participation rate, 85% of our students passed their GED subject tests
    • 68% of students exited a workforce program with the relevant credential

At the Maya Angelou Academy

During the 2015-2016 academic year:

On average, students improved 2.57 years in reading and 1.70 years in math

On average, students earned credits at a 91% rate
By subject:
  • 84% of our scholars achieved mastery in English classes
  • 77% of our scholars achieved mastery in Math classes
  • 76% of our scholars achieved mastery in Science classes
  • 79% of our scholars achieved mastery in Social Studies classes

Our schools have been recognized, as well, for the work we have done in support of students.

  • The Academy has been called one of the best educational programs in a correctional setting by national experts, and the turnaround at the school termed remarkable.
  • Maya Angelou Schools have been featured in national and local publications including Education Week and The Washington Post Magazine.