Druid Hills Middle School

Druid Hills Middle School serves 1,022 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Druid Hills Middle School operates within the Dekalb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1022 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,022 students
Druid Hills Middle School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Druid Hills Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Druid Hills Middle 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 0.67 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 13:1 15:1
Druid Hills Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
3%
Druid Hills Middle School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
11%
12%
Druid Hills Middle School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
51%
37%
Druid Hills Middle School Black (1997-2012)
White
22%
44%
Druid Hills Middle School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Druid Hills Middle School Sch Ethnicity Druid Hills Middle 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.
0.67 0.83
Druid Hills Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
57%
51%
Druid Hills Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
Druid Hills Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 98,088 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
6
Number of Students Managed 98,088 3,449
Dekalb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,169 MM $34 MM
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 Lakeside High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Atlanta Area School For The Deaf (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Laurel Ridge Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Decatur Laurel Ridge Elementary School
    1215 Balsam Dr
    Decatur , GA , 30033
    (678)874-6902
    0.3  mi  |  423  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Decatur Coralwood Education Center
    2477 Coralwood Dr
    Decatur , GA , 30033
    (678)874-6002
    1.1  mi  |  237  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Decatur Mclendon Elementary School
    3169 Hollywood Dr
    Decatur , GA , 30033
    (678)676-5902
    1.1  mi  |  515  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Decatur Briarlake Elementary School
    3590 Lavista Rd
    Decatur , GA , 30033
    (678)874-2502
    1.4  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Atlanta Oak Grove Elementary School
    1857 Oak Grove Rd Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30345
    (678)874-7402
    1.6  mi  |  666  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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