Cross Keys High School

Cross Keys High School serves 1,029 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Cross Keys 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 1029 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,029 students
Cross Keys High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Cross Keys High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Cross Keys High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 15:1 15:1
Cross Keys High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
8%
3%
Cross Keys High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
78%
13%
Cross Keys High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
12%
37%
Cross Keys High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
2%
44%
Cross Keys High School White Students (1994-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Cross Keys 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.
0.37 0.40
Cross Keys 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.
85%
52%
Cross Keys 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.
3%
7%
Cross Keys 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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AtlantaWoodward Elementary School
    3034 Curtis Dr Ne
    AtlantaGA 30319
    (678)874-7802
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 913 students                      
  • AtlantaMontclair Elementary School
    1680 Clairmont Placene
    AtlantaGA 30329
    (678)874-7302
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1041 students                      
  • AtlantaInternational Student Center
    2383 North Druid Hills Rd Ne
    AtlantaGA 30329
    (678)676-6602
    1.4 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 144 students                      
  • AtlantaMargaret Harris Comprehensive School
    1634 Knob Hill Dr Ne
    AtlantaGA 30329
    (678)874-7002
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 67 students                      
  • AtlantaSagamore Hills Elementary School
    1865 Alderbrook Rd Ne
    AtlantaGA 30345
    (678)874-7502
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 462 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 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! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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