Atlanta Youth Detention Center

  • Atlanta Youth Detention Center serves 58 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Atlanta Youth Detention Center placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2014-15 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 61%.

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Atlanta Youth Detention Center places 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 163% 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 Comparison

  • Atlanta Youth Detention Center is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,180 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Atlanta Youth Detention Center is 0.46, 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 School Rank (14-15)#425 out of 2180 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
39%
Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
14%
16%
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Black
71%
37%
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White
14%
39%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atlanta Youth Detention Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.460.69
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Graduation Rate≤20%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Atlanta Youth Detention Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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

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