5855 Memorial Dr
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 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).

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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 grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Dekalb Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 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 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.
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2191 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
20-29%
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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 151 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 20-29% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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