Ashford Park Elementary School

Ashford Park Elementary School serves 527 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Ashford Park Elementary School operates within the Dekalb County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 527 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 527 students
Ashford Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ashford Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Ashford Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ashford Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 14:1 16:1
Ashford Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
7%
4%
Ashford Park Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
26%
13%
Ashford Park Elementary School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
15%
37%
Ashford Park Elementary School Black Students (1995-2013)
White
47%
43%
Ashford Park Elementary School White Students (1995-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Ashford Park Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.69 0.40
Ashford Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
40%
56%
Ashford Park Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
1%
6%
Ashford Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dekalb County School District's student population of 99,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,661 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,159 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,156 MM $34 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,661 $10,365
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,628 $9,935
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Chamblee Charter High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dekalb Path Academy Charter School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dresden Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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    Grades: 5-8 | 364 students
    1 miles
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    AtlantaGA 30319
    (404)846-3242
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  • AtlantaChamblee Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 856 students
    1.6 miles
    3601 Sexton Woods Dr
    AtlantaGA 30341
    (678)874-8202
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    Grades: PK-5 | 1050 students
    1.7 miles
    2449 Dresden Dr
    AtlantaGA 30341
    (678)676-7202
    1.7PK-51050
  • AtlantaChamblee Charter High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1301 students
    1.9 miles
    3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
    AtlantaGA 30341
    (678)676-6902
    1.99-121301
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    1.9 miles
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