Devereux Ackerman Academy

  • Devereux Ackerman Academy serves 77 students in grades 5-11.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Devereux Ackerman Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Devereux Ackerman Academy's student population of 77 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-11
Total Students77 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 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Devereux Ackerman Academy is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2165 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
16%
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Black
68%
37%
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White
32%
39%
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Diversity Score0.440.69
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Graduation Rate<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
55%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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