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Accrington Academy
Queens Road West, Accrington BB5 4FF
Accrington Academy is a non-selective, Christian academy. It has about 1100 boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. In May 2018 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Attendance, Finances, Disadvantaged pupils and Representation. Relative weaknesses include Environment and Attainment.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.

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Attendance: Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community.
Progress: About average. Progress up to the ages of 16 and 18 are both about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is below average, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Attainment: Below average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite high.
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Poor. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very high.
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