Atlanta Youth Detention Center

5651 Stonewall Tell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30349
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Atlanta Youth Detention Center serves 58 students in grades 6-12.
Atlanta Youth Detention Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Atlanta Youth Detention Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Atlanta Youth Detention Center's student population of 58 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students58 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Rankings

Atlanta Youth Detention Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Atlanta Youth Detention Center is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#705 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
70%
37%
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White
14%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.69
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
56%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDepartment Of Juvenile Justice School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Atlanta Youth Detention Center is Banneker High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Camp Creek Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gullatt Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Union City Gullatt Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 674 students
    1.0 miles
    6110 Dodson Rd
    Union City, GA 30291
    (770) 969-3425
    1 PK-5 674
  • Union City Oakley Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 821 students
    1.6 miles
    7220 Oakley Ter
    Union City, GA 30291
    (770) 774-4057
    1.6 PK-5 821
  • Union City Liberty Point Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 712 students
    1.7 miles
    9000 Highpoint Rd
    Union City, GA 30291
    (470) 254-3510
    1.7 PK-5 712
  • Atlanta Banneker High School Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,570 student
    2.0 miles
    6015 Feldwood Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30349
    (470) 254-3410
    2 9-12 1,570
  • Atlanta Lee Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
    2.0 miles
    4600 Scarborough Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30349
    (470) 254-8025
    2 PK-5 483

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