Devereux Ackerman Academy

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Devereux Ackerman Academy serves 77 students in grades 5-11.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 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 60% (majority Black).

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 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 Testing Rank
#2163 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
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15%
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Black
68%
37%
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White
32%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.69
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
56%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Devereux Ackerman Academy is Kennesaw Mountain High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pine Mountain Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hayes Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kennesaw Hayes Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 871 students
    0.9 miles
    1501 Kennesaw Due West Rd Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30152
    (678) 594-8127
    0.9 PK-5 871
  • Kennesaw Pine Mountain Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 620 students
    1.1 miles
    2720 Pine Mountain Cir Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30152
    (678) 594-8252
    1.1 6-8 620
  • Kennesaw Kennesaw Mountain High School Math: 51% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,063 students
    1.2 miles
    1898 Kennesaw Due West Rd Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30152
    (678) 594-8190
    1.2 9-12 2,063
  • Kennesaw Bullard Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 832 students
    2.7 miles
    3656 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30152
    (678) 594-8720
    2.7 PK-5 832
  • Kennesaw Mcclure Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,227 student
    2.7 miles
    3660 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30152
    (678) 331-8131
    2.7 6-8 1,227

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