Dekalb Alternative School

5855 Memorial Dr
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dekalb Alternative School serves 44 students in grades 7-12.
Dekalb Alternative School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 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 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 44 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 2:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤10% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Dekalb Alternative School's student population of 44 students has declined by 72% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 39% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
44 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Dekalb Alternative School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dekalb Alternative School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#357 out of 2168 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
11%
18%
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Black
84%
36%
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White
n/a
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dekalb Alternative School's ranking?
Dekalb Alternative School is ranked #357 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Dekalb Alternative School often compared to?
Dekalb Alternative Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gwinnett Intervention Education (Give) Center East, Hank Aaron New Beginnings Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Dekalb Alternative School?
The graduation rate of Dekalb Alternative School is 10%, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Dekalb Alternative School?
44 students attend Dekalb Alternative School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Dekalb Alternative School students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dekalb Alternative School?
Dekalb Alternative School has a student ration of 2:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dekalb Alternative School offer ?
Dekalb Alternative School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Dekalb Alternative School part of?
Dekalb Alternative School is part of Dekalb County School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School (2nd Semester)
May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 44 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 2:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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