Cedar Grove High School

  • Cedar Grove High School serves 1,083 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Cedar Grove High 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Cedar Grove High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.
  • Dekalb County School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the Georgia state average of 81%.

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School Overview

  • Cedar Grove High School's student population of 1083 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,083 students
Cedar Grove High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Cedar Grove High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Cedar Grove High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeCedar Grove High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Cedar Grove High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cedar Grove High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Cedar Grove High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Hispanic
3%
15%
Cedar Grove High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
97%
37%
Cedar Grove High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
n/a
41%
Cedar Grove High School White Students (1994-2005)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Cedar Grove High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsCedar Grove High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.41
Cedar Grove High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
72%
81%
Cedar Grove High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
57%
Cedar Grove High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
Cedar Grove High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Cedar Grove High School is Dekalb County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Dekalb County School District's student population of 101,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 59% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,720 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,687 is higher than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameDekalb County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    132
    5
    Number of Students Managed101,3893,295
    Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    27%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    32%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    70%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$1,159 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$1,156 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,720$9,937
    District Spending / Student$11,687$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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