Tucker High School

Tucker High School serves 1,832 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Tucker High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1832 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,832 students
Tucker High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Tucker High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Tucker High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Tucker High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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 17:1 16:1
Tucker High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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
Tucker High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
59%
56%
Tucker High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
6%
Tucker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 99,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,661 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,628 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
135
5
Number of Students Managed 99,388 3,213
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 69%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,159 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,156 MM $34 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,661 $10,365
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,628 $9,935
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Dekalb Early College Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tucker Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Livsey Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TuckerTucker Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1247 students2160 Idlewood Rd
    TuckerGA 30084
    (678)875-0902
    0.66-81247
  • Tucker Livsey Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 392 students4137 Livsey Rd
    TuckerGA 30084
    (678)874-3302
    1PK-5392
  • TuckerMidvale Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 456 students3836 Midvale Rd
    TuckerGA 30084
    (678)874-3402
    1.2PK-5456
  • TuckerBrockett Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 439 students1855 Brockett Rd
    TuckerGA 30084
    (678)874-2602
    1.4PK-5439
  • Stone MountainStone Mountain Middle School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 971 students4293 Sarr Parkway
    Stone MountainGA 30083
    (678)676-4802
    1.56-8971

School Reviews

Tucker High School is very a good school. As a former student I can say the staff and administrators were very helpful with helping you pass high school. Tucker have a good administrator system that stays on top of discipline. Also Tucker has a wonderful sports program. The football team just came off a state championship and the same year the basketball team went to state. And as of right now Tucker is building a very exspensive state of the art school. This is just a great school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 06/21/10
I am an alumna from THS, and all I can say is AVOID AT ALL COSTS!! If you like the Smoke Rise area, stay on the Gwinnett side of the county line so that your kids can go to a school that won't mess up their future. The administration manages to be authoritarian without actually dealing with any of the innumerable discipline problems going on, the counseling office is unhelpful at best and disrespectful to the students at worst (I once had a friend come to class in tears because the counselor told her she wasn't smart enough to make it into college--for the record, she now attends GSU) and most of the faculty are apathetic or too beaten-down by the horror of this school to struggle with the students anymore. The building is in shambles, roughly half of the classes are taught in dilapidated trailers and the student body at large is willfully ignorant, disrespectful, and disruptive. They did NOT make AYP in 2008 and if I know anything about that school they will continue to fall short in that regard. Yes, there are a few good teachers still holding out for their retirement, but the vast majority of them had already jumped ship before I graduated in 07. (I left a semester early to go to college, not because I am an overacheiver but because I couldn't stand the idea of spending any more time there.) If you are considering moving your kids into this school district, PLEASE reconsider because it will be absolutely no good for them. The ONLY good thing about Tucker was their football and basketball teams.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/04/10

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