East Dekalb Special Education Center

  • East Dekalb Special Education Center serves 221 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • East Dekalb Special Education Center's student population of 221 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students221 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of East Dekalb Special Education Center
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of East Dekalb Special Education Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in East Dekalb Special Education Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in East Dekalb Special Education Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
48%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in East Dekalb Special Education Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in East Dekalb Special Education Center and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Dekalb Special Education Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.650.69
This chart display the diversity score of East Dekalb Special Education Center and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Dekalb Special Education Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Dekalb Special Education Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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, middle school and elementary school to East Dekalb Special Education Center is Dekalb Alternative School (0.0 miles away)
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