South Ga. Regional Achievement Center (Closed 2011)

1001 West Highland Ave,

Albany, GA, 31701-

n/a - n/a

Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 56%.
South Ga. Regional Achievement Center (Closed 2011) operated within the Dougherty County School District.

Overview

School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered n/a - n/a
Total Students n/a
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
South Ga. Regional Achievement Center Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2011)

School Comparison

This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Black
n/a
37%
White
n/a
44%
All Ethnic Groups South Ga. Regional Achievement Center Sch Ethnicity South Ga. Regional Achievement Center Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.00 0.66
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a 51%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

School District Name Dougherty County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
5
Number of Students Managed 18,024 3,298
Dougherty County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $172 MM $34 MM
Dougherty County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $178 MM $36 MM
Dougherty County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,619 $9,939
Dougherty County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,993 $10,367
Dougherty County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Albany High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Merry Acres Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Magnolia Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albany Albany High School
    801 West Residence Ave
    Albany , GA , 31701
    (229)431-3300
    0.7  mi  |  871  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Albany Magnolia Elementary School
    1700 Samford Ave
    Albany , GA , 31707
    (229)431-3376
    1  mi  |  463  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Albany Monroe High School
    900 Lippitt Dr
    Albany , GA , 31701
    (229)431-3316
    1.1  mi  |  1186  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Albany Merry Acres Middle School
    1601 Florence Dr
    Albany , GA , 31707
    (229)431-3338
    1.2  mi  |  786  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Albany Lincoln Elementary Magnet School
    Magnet School
    518 West Society Ave
    Albany , GA , 31701
    (229)431-3373
    Magnet School
    1.2  mi  |  904  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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