Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy (Closed 2010)

  • Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy served 405 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 58%.
  • Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy operated within the Atlanta School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 405 students
Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy Total Students (2008-2009)
Gender % Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2008-2009)
Students by Grade Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Black
100%
37%
Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy Black Students (2008-2009)
All Ethnic Groups Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
n/a 0.41
Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2008-2010)
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.
90%
57%
Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2009)
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.
2%
6%
Benjamin S. Carsons Honors Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name Atlanta School District
Number of Schools
Managed
98
5
Number of Students Managed 50,092 3,306
Atlanta School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $810 MM $33 MM
Atlanta School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $821 MM $33 MM
Atlanta School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,156 $10,007
Atlanta School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,378 $9,869
Atlanta School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2010 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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