Brighten Academy



Brighten Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brighten Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 44
2 46
3 48
4 52
5 55
6 54
7 56
8 44
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brighten Academy is a public elementary school located in Douglasville, GA in the Douglas County School District. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brighten Academy is the 1,008th largest public school in Georgia and the 24,950th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,950th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,008th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,244th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,207th out of 1,342

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Brighten Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 244
(52%)
8,336
(48%)
 Male 221
(48%)
9,102
(52%)

Brighten Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 238
(51%)
5,659
(32%)
 Black 170
(37%)
8,463
(49%)
 Hispanic 29
(6%)
2,325
(13%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
703
(4%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
222
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
38
(0%)

Brighten Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 341
(73%)
6,399
(37%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(22%)
9,555
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
1,484
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Brighten Academy is ranked 1,223rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brighten Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Brighten Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 259
2007 330
2008 366
2009 387
2010 424
2011 417
2012 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 17
2007 17.8
2008 16.5
2009 17.9
2010 19.1
2011 18.3
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.027027027027027
2007 0.042424242424242
2008 0.092896174863388
2009 0.1266149870801
2010 0.21933962264151
2011 0.27098321342926
2012 0.26666666666667

Compare Brighten Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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Brighten Academy
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Public KG - 08 465 18.2:1  
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Private PK - KG 53 2:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 736 15.4:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 538 14.8:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 75 7:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 531 13.9:1 3 miles
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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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