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Brighten Academy
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  • Public, Charter
  • DOUGLASVILLE, GA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus

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The mission of Brighten Academy is to provide a productive learning environment with a highly qualified staff committed to using an innovative, research-based instructional model that produces measured growth in every student every year. Brighten Academy, the charter school in the Douglas County School System, serves students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Students must apply for admission and are selected via lottery if applications exceed the number of seats available. Brighten Academy offers a rigorous curriculum that exceeds the standards set by the state. In 2018, Brighten Academy earned the EL Education Credential. The hallmark of EL Education’s approach to reinventing school is an expanded definition of student achievement that combines student character and high-quality work with mastery of knowledge and skills. Brighten Academy also offers a variety of extracurricular activities in areas ranging from athletics to fine arts.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$58,560
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,083
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$171,600
National
$217,500

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
824
Free or Reduced Lunch
40%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,614
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.9%
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