Dekalb Early College Academy

  • Dekalb Early College Academy serves 333 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dekalb Early College Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher 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 61%.

Top Placements

Dekalb Early College Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Dekalb Early College Academy's student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dekalb Early College Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dekalb Early College Academy is 0.19, 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 School Rank (16-17)#5 out of 2185 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
90%
37%
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White
1%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.69
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Graduation Rate≥90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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

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