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Atlanta Classical Academy serves 688 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Atlanta Classical Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Atlanta Classical Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Atlanta Classical Academy's student population of 688 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
688 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Atlanta Classical Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Atlanta Classical Academy is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#395 out of 2196 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Atlanta Classical Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
44%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
16%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
White
67%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Atlanta Classical Academy and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
83%
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Atlanta Classical Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
9 sports
Sports
Baseball, 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: 2020-2021 (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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 688 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52

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