Fernbank Elementary School

157 Heaton Park Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30307
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Fernbank Elementary School serves 868 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fernbank Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Fernbank Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Fernbank Elementary School's student population of 868 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students868 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Fernbank Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Fernbank Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
#758 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
15%
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Black
22%
37%
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White
34%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.740.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
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 Fernbank Elementary School is Druid Hills High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Renfroe Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westchester Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Westchester Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 332 students
    0.7 miles
    758 Scott Blvd
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4400
    0.7 PK-3 332
  • Atlanta Druid Hills High School Math: 45% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,312 student
    1.0 miles
    1798 Haygood Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30307
    (678) 874-6302
    1 9-12 1,312
  • Decatur Clairemont Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 348 students
    1.2 miles
    155 Erie Ave
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4450
    1.2 PK-3 348
  • Decatur Oakhurst Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 544 students
    1.2 miles
    175 Mead Rd
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4470
    1.2 PK-3 544
  • Decatur Renfroe Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,249 student
    1.2 miles
    220 W College Ave
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4440
    1.2 6-8 1,249

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