Charles R. Drew Charter School

301 East Lake Blvd Se

Atlanta, GA 30317

Tel: (404)687-0001
Grades PK-9
1,313 students
Charles R. Drew Charter School serves 1,313 students in grades PK - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Charles R. Drew Charter School operates within the Atlanta School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1313 students has grown by 48% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 62% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-9
Total Students 1,313 students
Charles R. Drew Charter School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Charles R. Drew Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Charles R. Drew Charter School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Charles R. Drew Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less 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 13:1 16:1
Charles R. Drew Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Charles R. Drew Charter School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
84%
37%
Charles R. Drew Charter School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
11%
43%
Charles R. Drew Charter School White Students (2002-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Charles R. Drew Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.28 0.40
Charles R. Drew Charter School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
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.
50%
56%
Charles R. Drew Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Charles R. Drew Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

Atlanta School District's student population of 50,131 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,931 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 $19,234 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Atlanta School District
Number of Schools
Managed
105
5
Number of Students Managed 50,131 3,213
Atlanta School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $828 MM $36 MM
Atlanta School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $941 MM $34 MM
Atlanta School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,931 $10,365
Atlanta School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,234 $9,935
Atlanta 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 Crim High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coan Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts (0.8 miles away)
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    0.8 miles
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    0.9 miles
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    AtlantaGA 30317
    (404)802-3450
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    Grades: 9-12 | 266 students
    1 miles
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    AtlantaGA 30317
    (404)802-5800
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