Harpst Academy

740 Fletcher St
Cedartown, GA 30125
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Harpst Academy serves 52 students in grades 7-12.
Harpst 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 52 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤20% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Harpst Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Harpst Academy's student population of 52 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
52 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Harpst Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Harpst Academy is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1586 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
32%
36%
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White
56%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harpst Academy's ranking?
Harpst Academy is ranked #1586 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Harpst Academy often compared to?
Harpst Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Harpst Academy?
The graduation rate of Harpst Academy is 20%, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Harpst Academy?
52 students attend Harpst Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Harpst Academy students are White, 32% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harpst Academy?
Harpst Academy has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Harpst Academy offer ?
Harpst Academy offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Harpst Academy part of?
Harpst Academy is part of Polk County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 52 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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