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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Sports
    B
Pickens Academy is an above average, private school located in Carrollton, AL. It has 256 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. After graduation, 98% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
24
27 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.3 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.3 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 13 responses
  • Homecoming
    23%
  • Prom
    23%
  • Pep rallies
    15%
  • Bon Fire
    8%
  • Drama Team
    8%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    8%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
256
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.4 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.4 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.4 responses
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.4 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
Median Household Income
$27,434
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$385
National
$949
Median Home Value
$107,700
National
$184,700
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Pickens Academy Reviews

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The teachers are amazing Love Erica Paulk! I am impressed with the way they design the curriculum to met each individual child’s needs. They are all about fun learning in a safe atmosphere that is biblically structured. They provide needed resources and it is a great place to be!
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Pickens Academy is a very small school. We have around 260 kids, K-3 through 12th grade. I have gone to Pickens Academy since I was in K-4, and I will graduate in May 2018. I love the close knit feeling of our school. Everybody knows everyone, and you feel like a family. Our teachers care about furthering our education in order to see us succeed in the real world and not just to get the test scores they need. The only thing I would change about Pickens Academy is the way people perceive you if you don't play football. I love football, and I enjoy cheering the guys on from he band section, but I believe if you don't want to play football then that should be respected. Everyone is different and wants to use their talents in different areas.
Attending Pickens Acadmy since K-4 has fallen into my favor. Pickens Acadmey is full of amazing facility and staff who make it their main focus to make sure we understand the material. They stay after school, if needed, or come before school in order to help struggling students. Along with the great facility and staff, the students are also amazing. Being apart of the student body, everyone around you is very supportative and friendly. They encourage others to not only excel as a student but to also excel within their faith. Pickens Academy's mission states states "Our mission is to provide a quality education in a well- disciplined, Christian environment" and I believe that this is accomplished, everyday. The teachers bring forth challenging work but find ways to get student interested. The students create such a loving environment so you feel comfortable to be yourself. Pickens Academy is a huge family, everyone is close and there is no other way it should be.