Academy Of Richmond County High School

  • Academy Of Richmond County High School serves 1,339 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Academy Of Richmond County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Academy Of Richmond County High School operates within the Richmond County School District.
  • Richmond County School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the Georgia state average of 81%.

Top Placements

Academy Of Richmond County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Academy Of Richmond County High School's student population of 1339 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,339 students
Academy Of Richmond County High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Academy Of Richmond County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Academy Of Richmond County High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeAcademy Of Richmond County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Academy Of Richmond County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy Of Richmond County High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Academy Of Richmond County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Academy Of Richmond County High School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Academy Of Richmond County High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
78%
37%
Academy Of Richmond County High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
12%
41%
Academy Of Richmond County High School White Students (1996-2016)
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
Academy Of Richmond County High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsAcademy Of Richmond County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.41
Academy Of Richmond County High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
85%
81%
Academy Of Richmond County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
57%
Academy Of Richmond County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Academy Of Richmond County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Academy Of Richmond County High School is Richmond County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Richmond County School District's student population of 31,476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 55% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,762 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,075 is higher than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameRichmond County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    57
    5
    Number of Students Managed31,4763,295
    Richmond County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    20%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    20%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    77%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$345 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$355 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,762$9,937
    District Spending / Student$11,075$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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