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Fast Facts: 2012-2013 School Year*

County Population (2010 census) 98,970
Student Enrollment (pre-K through 12) 13,263
FY 2012-2013 Operating Budget $154,160,255
FY 2012-2013 Per Pupil Expense $11,872
​FY 2013-2014 Budgeted Operating Budget $155,300,641​
FY 2013-2014 Budgeted Per Pupil Expense​                          
$11,796

School Facilities

16 Elementary schools (preschool-5)
5 Middle schools (6-8)
1 Charter middle school (6-8)
3 Comprehensive high schools (9-12)
1 Charter high school (9-12)
1 STEM Magnet Program (9-12)
1 Health and Medical Sciences Academy (9-12)
1 Environmental Studies Academy (9-12)
1 Alternative Learning Center
1 Vocational-Technical Center

Other Statistics

Number of School Lunches Served Daily Over 6,000
Number of Miles Buses Travel Daily 13,679
Student-to-Computer Ratio 2.5:1

Student Body Makeup

51% male; 49% female
69.7% white; 11% black; 9.4% Hispanic; 4.6% Asian; 5.3% other
Gifted education students: 12.1%
Special education students: 11.2%
ESL students: 8.1%
Languages spoken (ESOL/ACPS): 64/79
Students eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals: 27.7%

Staff

Teachers: 1,196
99.5% of teachers are "highly qualified" according to No Child Left Behind regulations
58% of teaching staff holds advanced degrees
Average years of experience: 15
Other staff: 1,191

Academic Statistics

College-Level (AP & Dual Enrollment) courses offered 47
Students earning a passing score on AP Exams (ACPS/State) 78.8%/60.3%
Advanced Studies Diploma 67.2%
Graduates Pursuing Higher Education 85.7%
Average Reading SAT Score (ACPS/State/U.S.) 565/516/496
Average Math SAT Score (ACPS/State/U.S.) 559/514/514
Average Writing SAT Score (ACPS/State/U.S.) 542/498/488
On-Time Graduation Rate 93.4%


*This information is updated at the end of each school year, when data for the year is calculated.