Clarkston High School

Clarkston High School serves 1,311 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Clarkston 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 1311 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,311 students
Clarkston High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Clarkston High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Clarkston High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 15:1 15:1
Clarkston High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
29%
3%
Clarkston High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Clarkston High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
62%
37%
Clarkston High School Black (1994-2012)
White
4%
44%
Clarkston High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.53 0.66
Clarkston 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.
84%
51%
Clarkston 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%
Clarkston 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
Dekalb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
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 Gateway To College Academy (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Atlanta Area School For The Deaf (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Creek Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Clarkston Gateway To College Academy
    Charter School
    555 North Indian Creek Dr
    Clarkston , GA , 30021
    (678)891-3220
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  106  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Clarkston Indian Creek Elementary School
    724 North Indian Creek Dr
    Clarkston , GA , 30021
    (678)676-5702
    0.3  mi  |  965  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Clarkston Atlanta Area School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    Charter School
    890 North Indian Creek Dr
    Clarkston , GA , 30021
    (404)298-4868
    Special Education School
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  206  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Clarkston Dekalb Alternative Night School
    Alternative School
    955 North Indian Creek Dr
    Clarkston , GA , 30021
    (678)676-2876
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  81  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Stone Mountain Dunaire Elementary School
    651 South Indian Creek Dr
    Stone Mountain , GA , 30083
    (678)676-5502
    1  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Dekalb County, 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 0.49, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.66. The most diverse school district in Dekalb County is State Schools- Atlanta Area School For The Deaf School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.