Georgia Academy For The Blind

  • Georgia Academy For The Blind serves 108 students in grades 1-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (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 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Georgia Academy For The Blind placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Georgia Academy For The Blind places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Georgia Academy For The Blind's student population of 108 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Georgia Academy For The Blind is ranked within the top 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 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Georgia Academy For The Blind is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#899 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
51%
37%
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White
40%
41%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.42
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Graduation Rate40-59%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameState s- Atlanta Area For The Deaf School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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