Bragg Street Academy

504 Bragg St,

Sanford, NC, 27330-4646

Tel: (919)775-2686
Grades: 6-12

56 students

Bragg Street Academy serves 56 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Bragg Street Academy operates within the Lee County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 56 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 56 students
Bragg Street Academy Total Students (1996-2012)
Gender % 75% Male / 25%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Bragg Street Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2012)
Students by Grade Bragg Street Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 15:1
Bragg Street Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Bragg Street Academy American Indian (2005-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
17%
13%
Bragg Street Academy Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
51%
27%
Bragg Street Academy Black (1996-2012)
White
23%
52%
Bragg Street Academy White (1996-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bragg Street Academy Sch Ethnicity Bragg Street Academy 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.
0.66 0.89
Bragg Street Academy Diversity Score (1996-2012)
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.
85%
45%
Bragg Street Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Bragg Street Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,930 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lee County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 9,930 1,682
Lee County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $19 MM
District Spending $91 MM $18 MM
Lee County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,430 $11,105
Lee County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,169 $10,880
Lee County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lee County High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Floyd L Knight Children Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Floyd L Knight Children Center (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sanford Lee County High School
    1708 Nash St
    Sanford , NC , 27330
    (919)776-7541
    1  mi  |  1402  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sanford Lee Early College High School
    1105 Kelly Dr
    Sanford , NC , 27330
    (919)718-7259
    1.2  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sanford Floyd L Knight Children Center
    Special Education School
    607 West Mcintosh St
    Sanford , NC , 27330
    (919)774-4634
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  140  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Sanford Warren Williams Elementary School
    Alternative School
    901 Lawrence St
    Sanford , NC , 27330
    (919)774-3529
    Alternative School
    1.5  mi  |  127  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sanford Benjamin T Bullock Elementary School
    1410 Mcneill Rd
    Sanford , NC , 27330
    (919)718-0160
    2.3  mi  |  647  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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