The B.e.s.t Academy



The B.e.s.t Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The B.e.s.t Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 85
7 97
8 90
9 95
10 64
11 39
12 45

The B.e.s.t Academy is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Atlanta Public Schools. It enrolls 515 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 515
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.3

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The B.e.s.t Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 515
(100%)
20,488
(51%)
 Female 0
(0%)
19,562
(49%)

The B.e.s.t Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 505
(98%)
29,232
(73%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
2,852
(7%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
800
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
25
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
6,609
(17%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
476
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

The B.e.s.t Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 512
(99%)
29,777
(74%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
9,817
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
456
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of The B.e.s.t Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.3%. 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 B.e.s.t Academy 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
2013 322
2014 309
2015 515

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
2013 14.5
2014 12.1
2015 11.4

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
2013 0.99068322981366
2014 1
2015 0.99417475728155

Compare The B.e.s.t Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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The B.e.s.t Academy
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Public 06 - 12 515 11.4:1  
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Public PK - 05 277 11.8:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 04 205 10.8:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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