Devereux Ackerman Academy

  • Devereux Ackerman Academy serves 96 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Devereux Ackerman Academy 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

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School Overview

  • Devereux Ackerman Academy's student population of 96 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Devereux Ackerman Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Devereux Ackerman Academy is 0.53, which is more 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)
Overall School Rank
63%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
61%
37%
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White
32%
41%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Devereux Ackerman Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.530.41
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Graduation Rate≤20%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
57%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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