Druid Hills High School

Druid Hills High School serves 1,809 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% 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 1809 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,809 students
Druid Hills High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Druid Hills High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Druid Hills High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.66. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
3%
Druid Hills High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Druid Hills High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
61%
37%
Druid Hills High School Black (1994-2012)
White
18%
44%
Druid Hills High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Druid Hills High School Sch Ethnicity Druid Hills High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.59 0.66
Druid Hills High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
42%
51%
Druid Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Druid Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,314 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
5
Number of Students Managed 112,314 3,298
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,169 MM $34 MM
District Spending $1,155 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,713 $9,939
District Spending / Student $11,572 $10,367
Dekalb County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Atlanta Fernbank Elementary School
    157 Heaton Park Dr Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30307
    (678)874-9302
    1  mi  |  705  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Decatur Clairemont Elementary School
    Charter School
    155 Erie Ave
    Decatur , GA , 30030
    (404)370-4450
    Charter School
    1.4  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Atlanta Briar Vista Elementary School
    1131 Briar Vista Ter Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30324
    (678)874-5902
    1.7  mi  |  431  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Atlanta Uhs Of Laurel Heights
    Special Education School
    934 Briarcliff Rd Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30306
    (404)888-7876
    Special Education School
    1.8  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  2-11
  • Decatur Decatur High School
    Charter School
    310 North Mcdonough St
    Decatur , GA , 30030
    (404)370-4420
    Charter School
    1.9  mi  |  824  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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