School Details

The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson High School

1820 Mary Dell Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 802-4944
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-10 192 students Unknown students/teacher

Test Scores by grade

89%
94%
95%

Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) to students in grade 11. The GHSWT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass the GHSWT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Atlanta Public Schools average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
73%
86%
87%
85%
91%
66%
58%
75%
14%
23%
37%
44%
44%
59%
44%
44%
59%
35%
59%
73%

End-of-Course-Tests (EOCT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) in 9th grade math levels 1 and 2, biology, United States history, physical science, American literature and economics. The EOCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Atlanta Public Schools average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson High School is a public high school in Atlanta. The principal of The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson High School is Boris Hurst, who can be contacted at lshelton@atlanta.k12.ga.us. 192 students attend The Best Academy at Benjamin S. Carson High School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 90% of the 192 students here have subsidized lunches. McNair High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 100% 78%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Multiracial 0% 1%
Hispanic 0% 6%
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% 13%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90% 75%

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