Lithonia High School

Lithonia High School serves 1,266 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Lithonia 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 1266 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,266 students
Lithonia High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Lithonia High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Lithonia 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 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Lithonia High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
4%
12%
Lithonia High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
92%
37%
Lithonia High School Black (2004-2012)
White
n/a
44%
Lithonia High School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lithonia High School Sch Ethnicity Lithonia 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.
0.15 0.83
Lithonia High School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
71%
51%
Lithonia High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Lithonia High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

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 3,462
Dekalb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,169 MM n/a
Dekalb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,155 MM n/a
Dekalb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,713 $0
Dekalb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,572 $0
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 Miller Grove High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lithonia Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marbut Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lithonia Marbut Elementary School
    5776 Marbut Rd
    Lithonia , GA , 30058
    (678)676-8802
    1.3  mi  |  843  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lithonia Miller Grove High School
    2645 Dekalb Medical Parkway
    Lithonia , GA , 30058
    (678)875-1102
    1.3  mi  |  1563  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lithonia Stoneview Elementary School
    2629 Huber St
    Lithonia , GA , 30058
    (678)676-3202
    1.4  mi  |  773  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lithonia Lithonia Middle School
    2451 Randall Ave
    Lithonia , GA , 30058
    (678)875-0702
    1.5  mi  |  1160  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lithonia Redan Elementary School
    1914 Stone Mountain Lithonia
    Lithonia , GA , 30058
    (678)676-3502
    1.5  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Lithonia, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.08, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Lithonia is Stoneview Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.