Dunwoody High School

5035 Vermack Rd
Atlanta, GA 30338
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Dunwoody High School serves 1,993 students in grades 9-12.
Dunwoody High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dunwoody High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Dunwoody High School's student population of 1,993 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,993 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

Dunwoody High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dunwoody High School is 0.67, 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 Testing Rank
#359 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
15%
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Black
16%
37%
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White
48%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.69
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Graduation Rate
86%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dunwoody High School is Tapestry Public Charter School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Peachtree Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vanderlyn Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta Vanderlyn Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 705 students
    0.1 miles
    1877 Vanderlyn Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-9002
    0.1 PK-5 705
  • Atlanta Dunwoody Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,090 student
    0.4 miles
    1923 Womack Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 875-4002
    0.4 PK-5 1,090
  • Atlanta Kingsley Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    1.1 miles
    2051 Brendon Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-8902
    1.1 PK-5 456
  • Atlanta Austin Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
    1.5 miles
    5435 Roberts Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-8102
    1.5 PK-5 642
  • Atlanta Peachtree Middle School Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,579 student
    1.6 miles
    4664 N Peachtree Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 676-7702
    1.6 6-8 1,579

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