Dekalb Early College Academy

1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Dekalb Early College Academy serves 324 students in grades 9-12.
Dekalb Early College Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Dekalb Early College Academy's student population of 324 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
324 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Dekalb Early College Academy is ranked within the top 10% 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 Early College Academy is 0.38, 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
#143 out of 2168 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
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Black
78%
36%
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White
2%
37%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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 Early College Academy's ranking?
Dekalb Early College Academy is ranked #143 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Dekalb Early College Academy often compared to?
Dekalb Early College Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Decatur High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Dekalb Early College Academy?
The graduation rate of Dekalb Early College Academy is 95%, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Dekalb Early College Academy?
324 students attend Dekalb Early College Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Dekalb Early College Academy students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dekalb Early College Academy?
Dekalb Early College Academy has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dekalb Early College Academy offer ?
Dekalb Early College Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Dekalb Early College Academy part of?
Dekalb Early College Academy is part of Dekalb County School District.

School Calendar

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

School Reviews

4   5/5/2023
School is very great! Although I think hyping it up as a big challenge is kind of an overstatement. At first, it's hard, but then you can adjust to the workflow and thrive. Overall, 4/5.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - KongFuzion

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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