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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    C-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy is a public school located in Atlanta, GA. It has 412 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 10% of students are at least proficient in math and 24% in reading.
About Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy...
School District
Atlanta Public Schools
Address
1190 Northwest Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Telephone
(404) 802-4900

Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
24%
Percent Proficient - Math
10%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
940
34 responses
Average ACT
19
29 responses
AP Enrollment
21%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$31,323
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$846
National
$949
Median Home Value
$149,404
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 53 responses
Report
  • Homecoming week
    23%
  • Last day of school empowerment field trip
    15%
  • College Tours
    13%
  • Dress Down Days
    9%
  • Partnership with Georgia Tech
    9%
  • Prom
    9%
  • Grade Level activities
    8%

Students

Diversity
C-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
412
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,088
Teachers in First/Second Year
8%
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,573/ year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.19 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.19 responses
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CSKYWLA is a dynamic learning institution that allows for students to receive immense support and assistance regarding their post- secondary decisions. There are a plethora of sports, clubs and student organizations that further enhance students' experience.
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This school is amazing very hands on. They take the time to help you understand, they explain it every possible way until you understands. The teachers will work with you and extend deadlines. The counselors are on top of it with scheduling college visits and having college fairs. The sports teams are excellent.
I’ve been attending this Academy since sixth grade. My experience has been great. The teachers not only teach but also they let us in on some life lessons that could benefit us throughout life. This school makes sure that every girl has a dream with her name on it, literally. The school is full of pride, respect, and most important the importance of our future.