Dekalb Alternative School

Dekalb Alternative School serves 151 students in grades 6-12.
Dekalb Alternative 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dekalb Alternative School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Dekalb Alternative School's student population of 151 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Dekalb Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dekalb Alternative School is 0.21, 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
#2182 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
89%
37%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.69
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Graduation Rate
11-19%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Dekalb Alternative School is East Dekalb Special Education Center (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Stone Mountain East Dekalb Special Education Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 221 students
    0.0 miles
    5839 Memorial Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678) 676-1890
    0 PK-12 221
  • Stone Mountain Hambrick Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
    0.8 miles
    1101 Hambrick Rd
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678) 676-5602
    0.8 PK-5 675
  • Stone Mountain Rockbridge Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 345 students
    0.8 miles
    445 Halwick Way
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678) 676-6102
    0.8 PK-5 345
  • Stone Mountain Stone Mountain High School Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,038 student
    0.9 miles
    4555 Central Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678) 676-6302
    0.9 9-12 1,038
  • Stone Mountain Stone Mill Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    1.2 miles
    4900 Sheila Ln
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678) 676-4602
    1.2 PK-5 575

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