Clarkston High School

Clarkston High School serves 1,533 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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 1533 students has grown by 46% over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,533 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more 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 16:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
30%
3%
Hispanic
4%
13%
Black
63%
37%
White
2%
44%
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.
0.52 0.40
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.
83%
52%
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%

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
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
District Total Revenue $1,169 MM $34 MM
District Spending $1,155 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,713 $9,939
District Spending / Student $11,572 $10,367
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 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 Grades Students
  • ClarkstonGateway To College Academy
    Charter School
    555 North Indian Creek Dr
    ClarkstonGA 30021
    (678)891-3220
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 104 students                      
  • ClarkstonIndian Creek Elementary School
    724 North Indian Creek Dr
    ClarkstonGA 30021
    (678)676-5702
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1058 students                      
  • ClarkstonAtlanta Area School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    890 North Indian Creek Dr
    ClarkstonGA 30021
    (404)298-4868
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 188 students                      
  • ClarkstonDekalb Alternative Night School
    Alternative School
    955 North Indian Creek Dr
    ClarkstonGA 30021
    (678)676-2876
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 81 students                      
  • Stone MountainDunaire Elementary School
    651 South Indian Creek Dr
    Stone MountainGA 30083
    (678)676-5502
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 578 students                      

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