Cross Keys High School

Cross Keys High School serves 1,150 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Cross Keys High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.
Dekalb County School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1150 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,150 students
Cross Keys High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cross Keys High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Cross Keys High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cross Keys High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Cross Keys High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
8%
4%
Cross Keys High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
79%
13%
Cross Keys High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
12%
37%
Cross Keys High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
1%
43%
Cross Keys High School White Students (1994-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.36 0.40
Cross Keys High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
87%
56%
Cross Keys High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Cross Keys High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dekalb County School District's student population of 99,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 57% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,661 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,628 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
135
5
Number of Students Managed 99,388 3,213
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 69%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,159 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,156 MM $34 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,661 $10,365
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,628 $9,935
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Margaret Harris Comprehensive School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is International Student Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodward Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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    1.5 miles
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School Reviews

5.0  10/21/2013
BEST SCHOOL EVER! PROVIDED ME WITH EVERYTHING I NEED! TEACHERS ARE CARING! WOULD NOT HAVE MADE IT TO WHERE I AM WITHOUT THE PEOPLE AT CROSS KEYS!
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