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Paignton Academy
Waterleat Road, Paignton TQ3 3WA
Paignton Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1400 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In November 2016 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Finances, Admissions, Representation and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Attainment and Disadvantaged pupils.
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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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite low.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Progress: Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is very high.
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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