Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy

Public School
80 Joseph East Lowery Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Fulton County
(404) 475-1941

Alumni Website
Classmates.com®

School District
Atlanta Public Schools



Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 79
6 87
7 83
8 78
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Atlanta Public Schools. It enrolls 327 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 10.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30

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Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 175
(54%)
18,533
(49%)
 Male 152
(46%)
19,191
(51%)

Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 323
(99%)
27,914
(74%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
603
(2%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
2,624
(7%)
 White 1
(0%)
6,154
(16%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
369
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(76%)
27,026
(72%)
 Not Eligible 54
(17%)
9,784
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
914
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.5%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 218
2006 285
2007 317
2008 325
2009 328
2010 326
2011 336
2012 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.2
2007 11.3
2008 13.5
2009 13.7
2010 12.5
2011 13.4
2012 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8394495412844
2006 0.79298245614035
2007 0.72870662460568
2008 0.71076923076923
2009 0.71341463414634
2010 0.78834355828221
2011 0.79166666666667
2012 0.8348623853211

Compare Kipp West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 83.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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