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Carter G. Woodson Academy (leave a review)
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+1 (859) 381-3370

1813 Charleston Drive

Lexington, Kentucky


About Carter G. Woodson Academy
6th Grade - 12th Grade
Alternative/other school

Carter G. Woodson Academy is located in the Fayette County Public Schools district of the state of Kentucky. It is one of 76 schools in its district.

Classified as an alternative/other school, it teaches pupils from 6th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 189 students - compared to other schools in Kentucky, this is a relatively small school.

In recent years, the pupil population has increased. Alongside this, the number of teachers has increased over a similar timeframe.

At Carter G. Woodson Academy, the average teaching salary of $55,536 is higher than the Kentucky state average of $53,125.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Carter G. Woodson Academy 189$3,4819$55,5360.25
Crawford Middle School (0.06 miles) 465$4,05811$60,5520.71
Dixie Elementary Magnet School (0.34 miles) 605$3,05614$57,8740.65
Deep Springs Elementary School (1.05 miles) 604$3,48415$48,7320.67
Bryan Station High School (1.68 miles) 1733$2,36316$55,3290.67
Eastside Technical Center (1.94 miles) 0

Carter G. Woodson Academy

Number of pupils189
Funding per pupil$3,481
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$55,536
Diversity index0.25

Crawford Middle School (0.06 miles)

Number of pupils465
Funding per pupil$4,058
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$60,552
Diversity index0.71

Dixie Elementary Magnet School (0.34 miles)

Number of pupils605
Funding per pupil$3,056
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$57,874
Diversity index0.65

Deep Springs Elementary School (1.05 miles)

Number of pupils604
Funding per pupil$3,484
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$48,732
Diversity index0.67

Bryan Station High School (1.68 miles)

Number of pupils1733
Funding per pupil$2,363
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$55,329
Diversity index0.67

Eastside Technical Center (1.94 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Rankings within Kentucky
There are 1,564 schools in Kentucky. Rankings don't always go up to 1,564 because some schools have missing data.
1154thlargest school
990thhighest number of FTE teachers
301stlowest pupil-teacher ratio
364thhighest average teaching salary
785thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
697thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
648thhighest diversity index
1313thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

6th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 170 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 170 days

12th Grade: 170 days

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