The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson

Public School
1890 Donald Lee Hollowell Park
Atlanta, GA 30318
Fulton County
(404) 802-4944

School District
Atlanta Public Schools



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

The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 93
7 139
8 126
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Atlanta Public Schools. It enrolls 358 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 9.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 358
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.2

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The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 358
(100%)
19,191
(51%)
 Female 0
(0%)
18,533
(49%)

The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 352
(98%)
27,914
(74%)
 Two or More 4
(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%)

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

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(87%)
27,026
(72%)
 Not Eligible 39
(11%)
9,784
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
914
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.1%) is significantly 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.

The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 130
2008 213
2009 283
2010 446
2011 482
2012 358

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 9.3
2008 10.6
2009 11
2010 12.2
2011 14.6
2012 9.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.93076923076923
2008 0.94835680751174
2009 0.95759717314488
2010 0.92825112107623
2011 0.91701244813278
2012 0.89106145251397

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

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
910.0% 9.1:1
 
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 89.1%
 

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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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