Academy For Classical Education

5665 New Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210
  • Academy For Classical Education serves 1,394 students in grades Kindergarten-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Academy For Classical Education placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Academy For Classical Education's student population of 1,394 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-10
Total Students1,394 students
Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Academy For Classical Education by grade.

School Comparison

  • Academy For Classical Education is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy For Classical Education is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#256 out of 2185 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Academy For Classical Education and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Academy For Classical Education and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Asian
7%
4%
Hispanic
2%
15%
Black
16%
37%
White
73%
40%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Academy For Classical Education.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.440.68
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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