Cross Keys High School

Cross Keys High School serves 988 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than 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 988 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 988 students
Cross Keys High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Cross Keys High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cross Keys High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 13:1 15:1
Cross Keys High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
3%
Cross Keys High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
73%
12%
Cross Keys High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
12%
37%
Cross Keys High School Black (1994-2012)
White
2%
44%
Cross Keys High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cross Keys High School Sch Ethnicity Cross Keys 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.
0.45 0.66
Cross Keys 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.
82%
51%
Cross Keys 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.
4%
7%
Cross Keys 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
Dekalb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,155 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,713 $9,939
Dekalb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Students Grades
  • Atlanta Woodward Elementary School
    3034 Curtis Dr Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30319
    (678)874-7802
    0.3  mi  |  859  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Atlanta Montclair Elementary School
    1680 Clairmont Placene
    Atlanta , GA , 30329
    (678)874-7302
    1.1  mi  |  946  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Atlanta International Student Center
    2383 North Druid Hills Rd Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30329
    (678)676-6602
    1.4  mi  |  143  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Atlanta Margaret Harris Comprehensive School
    1634 Knob Hill Dr Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30329
    (678)874-7002
    1.5  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Atlanta Sagamore Hills Elementary School
    1865 Alderbrook Rd Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30345
    (678)874-7502
    2.1  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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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