Druid Hills High School

  • Druid Hills High School serves 1,279 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Druid Hills High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Druid Hills High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.
  • Dekalb County School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the Georgia state average of 81%.

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School Overview

  • Druid Hills High School's student population of 1279 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,279 students
Druid Hills High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Druid Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
Druid Hills High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeDruid Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Druid Hills High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Druid Hills High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Druid Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
14%
4%
Druid Hills High School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
11%
15%
Druid Hills High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
48%
37%
Druid Hills High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
23%
41%
Druid Hills High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Druid Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsDruid Hills High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.41
Druid Hills High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
81%
81%
Druid Hills High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
57%
Druid Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
Druid Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Druid Hills High School is Dekalb County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Dekalb County School District's student population of 101,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 59% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,720 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,687 is higher than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameDekalb County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    132
    5
    Number of Students Managed101,3893,295
    Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    27%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    32%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    70%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$1,159 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$1,156 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,720$9,937
    District Spending / Student$11,687$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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