Druid Hills High School

Druid Hills High School serves 1,574 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Druid Hills High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1574 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,574 students
Druid Hills High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Druid Hills High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Druid Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more 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 15:1
Druid Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
3%
Druid Hills High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Druid Hills High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
57%
37%
Druid Hills High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
21%
44%
Druid Hills High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Druid Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Druid Hills High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.62 0.40
Druid Hills High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
49%
52%
Druid Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
4%
7%
Druid Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,507 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,713 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,572 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
136
5
Number of Students Managed 112,507 3,197
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,169 MM $34 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,155 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,713 $9,939
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,572 $10,367
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Uhs Of Laurel Heights (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Uhs Of Laurel Heights (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fernbank Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • AtlantaFernbank Elementary School
    157 Heaton Park Dr Ne
    AtlantaGA 30307
    (678)874-9302
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 676 students                      
  • DecaturClairemont Elementary School
    155 Erie Ave
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4450
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 342 students                      
  • AtlantaBriar Vista Elementary School
    1131 Briar Vista Ter Ne
    AtlantaGA 30324
    (678)874-5902
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 439 students                      
  • AtlantaUhs Of Laurel Heights
    Special Education School
    934 Briarcliff Rd Ne
    AtlantaGA 30306
    (404)888-7876
    Special Education School

    1.8 mi | Gr. 1-12 | 34 students                      
  • DecaturDecatur High School
    310 North Mcdonough St
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4420
    1.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 925 students                      

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