Atherton Elementary School (Closed 2012)

  • Atherton Elementary School served 393 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 55-59% (which was lower than the Georgia state average of 84%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 67% (which was lower than the Georgia state average of 91%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • Atherton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (10-11)#2132 out of 2197 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
84%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
91%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
96%
37%
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White
n/a
40%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atherton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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