Druid Hills High School

Druid Hills High School serves 1,459 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Druid Hills High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.
Dekalb County School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1459 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,459 students
Druid Hills High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Druid Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Druid Hills High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Druid Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Druid Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
12%
4%
Druid Hills High School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
10%
13%
Druid Hills High School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
53%
37%
Druid Hills High School Black Students (1995-2013)
White
22%
43%
Druid Hills High School White Students (1995-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Druid Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.40
Druid Hills High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
56%
Druid Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Druid Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dekalb County School District's student population of 99,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 57% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,661 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,628 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
135
5
Number of Students Managed 99,388 3,213
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 69%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,159 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,156 MM $34 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,661 $10,365
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,628 $9,935
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Uhs Of Laurel Heights (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Uhs Of Laurel Heights (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fernbank Elementary School (1 miles away)
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    1 miles
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    1.4 miles
    155 Erie Ave
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4450
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    1131 Briar Vista Ter Ne
    AtlantaGA 30324
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    Grades: 2-11 | 32 students
    1.8 miles
    934 Briarcliff Rd Ne
    AtlantaGA 30306
    (404)888-7876
    1.82-1132
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    1.9 miles
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    (404)370-4420
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5.0  11/15/2012
This is the best school by far. This school cares about your education and you kids. They are very supportive. The kids are nice and respectful thats why i let my kid go there its amazing really it is.
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