The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson

Public School
1820 Mary Dell Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
Dekalb County
(404) 802-4944

School District
Atlanta Public Schools



The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 119
10 56
11 48
12 0

The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson is a public high school of the Atlanta Public Schools located in Atlanta, GA. It has 223 students in grades 9th through 11th. The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson is the 415th largest public high school in Georgia and the 16,476th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.3 to 1.

Total Students: 223
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.8

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The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 223
(100%)
5,911
(49%)
 Female 0
(0%)
6,225
(51%)

The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 219
(98%)
10,481
(86%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
122
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
587
(5%)
 White 0
(0%)
868
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
65
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 197
(88%)
9,229
(76%)
 Not Eligible 14
(6%)
2,461
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(5%)
446
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson is ranked 376th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 92
2011 192
2012 223

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 7.7
2011 10.7
2012 8.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.95652173913043
2011 0.90104166666667
2012 0.9372197309417

Compare The Best Academy High School at Benjamin S. Carson to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
830.0% 8.3:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 93.7%
 

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