Atlanta Classical Academy

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  • Atlanta Classical Academy serves 592 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (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 64% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Atlanta Classical Academy's student population of 592 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students592 students
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Atlanta Classical Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Atlanta Classical Academy's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Atlanta Classical Academy is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#327 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atlanta Classical Academy 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)
64%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atlanta Classical Academy 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 Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Atlanta Classical Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Atlanta Classical Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
8%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Atlanta Classical Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
78%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Atlanta Classical Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Atlanta Classical Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atlanta Classical Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.380.42
This chart display the diversity score of Atlanta Classical Academy and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlanta Public s School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Soccer, Track, Track and Field, Volley Ball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Airplane & Rocketry, Audio/Visual & Tech, Girl Club, HOSA Future Health Professionals, International Club, Junior Classical League, Key Club, Math Olympiad, Quiz Bowl, Sewing

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Dance Company, Digital Photography, Guitar, Keyboarding, Production and Design, String Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Golf, Hiking, Sailing, Swimming
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Atlanta Classical Academy is an open-enrollment, public charter school open to students who reside within the Atlanta Public Schools district. The school opened in 2014 with grades K 8, and has added a grade each year as students have advanced. It is now a K 12 academy.The mission of Atlanta Classical Academy is to develop studentsin mind and character through a classical, content-rich curriculum that emphasizes the principles of virtuous living, traditional learning, and civic responsibility.

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