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
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
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 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 13:1 15:1
Asian
9%
3%
Hispanic
11%
12%
Black
51%
37%
White
22%
44%
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 0.40
Druid Hills Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2013)
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.
57%
51%
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 112,314 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
6
Number of Students Managed 112,314 3,449
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: 2013 (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
  • DecaturLaurel Ridge Elementary School
    1215 Balsam Dr
    DecaturGA 30033
    (678)874-6902
    0.3 mi | 423 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DecaturCoralwood Education Center
    2477 Coralwood Dr
    DecaturGA 30033
    (678)874-6002
    1.1 mi | 237 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • DecaturMclendon Elementary School
    3169 Hollywood Dr
    DecaturGA 30033
    (678)676-5902
    1.1 mi | 515 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DecaturBriarlake Elementary School
    3590 Lavista Rd
    DecaturGA 30033
    (678)874-2502
    1.4 mi | 449 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AtlantaOak Grove Elementary School
    1857 Oak Grove Rd Ne
    AtlantaGA 30345
    (678)874-7402
    1.6 mi | 666 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Decatur, 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 0.50, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Decatur is Johns Hill Magnet School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.