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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 190 public schools in Atlanta, GA, serving 141,582 students.
  • Atlanta, GA public school have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Georgia public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Atlanta have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Atlanta, GA are Kittredge Magnet School, Austin Elementary School and Heards Ferry Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia public school average of 15:1.

Top Atlanta, GA Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Aps-forrest Hills Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2930 Forrest Hills Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)591-7275

    Grades: 6-12 | 134 students
  • Asa Hilliard Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3353 Mount Olive Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30344
    (470)254-8050

    Grades: PK-5 | 651 students
  • Ashford Park Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2968 Cravenridge Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678)676-6702

    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
  • Atlanta Classical Academy Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3260 Northside Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404)369-3500

    Grades: K-12 | 592 students
  • Atlanta Heights Charter School Charter School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3670 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30331
    (404)472-3003

    Grades: K-8 | 749 students
  • Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 20%
    688 Grant St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)624-6226

    Grades: K-5 | 403 students
  • Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Middle School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 20%
    820 Essie Ave Se
    Atlanta, GA 30316
    (678)904-0051

    Grades: 6-8 | 234 students
  • Atlanta Youth Detention Center Special Education School
    5651 Stonewall Tell Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30349
    (404)656-4522

    Grades: 6-12 | 58 students
  • Austin Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 1%
    5435 Roberts Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678)874-8102

    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
  • B.e.s.t Academy Math: 11% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1190 Northwest Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    (404)802-4900

    Grades: 6-12 | 393 students
  • Banneker High School Math: 10% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6015 Feldwood Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30349
    (470)254-3410

    Grades: 9-12 | 1570 students
  • Barack And Michelle Obama Academy Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    970 Martin St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)802-4200

    Grades: PK-5 | 259 students
  • Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School Of Technology Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3132 Clifton Church Rd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30316
    (678)874-4402

    Grades: PK-5 | 949 students
  • Bazoline E. Usher/collier Heights Elmentary School Math: 21% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    631 Harwell Rd Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    (404)802-5700

    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
  • Beecher Hills Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2257 Bolling Brook Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30311
    (404)802-8300

    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
  • Benteen Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 Cassanova St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)802-7300

    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
  • Bethune Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5925 Old Carriage Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30349
    (470)254-7940

    Grades: PK-5 | 711 students
  • Bolton Academy Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2268 Adams Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    (404)802-8350

    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
  • Booker T. Washington High School Math: 12% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    45 Whitehouse Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30314
    (404)802-4600

    Grades: 9-12 | 722 students
  • Boyd Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1891 Johnson Rd Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    (404)802-8150

    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
  • Brandon Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2741 Howell Mill Rd Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404)802-7250

    Grades: K-5 | 1017 students
  • Briar Vista Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1131 Briar Vista Ter Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30324
    (678)874-5902

    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
  • Brookview Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3250 Hammarskjold Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30344
    (470)254-8020

    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
  • Brown Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    765 Peeples St Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30310
    (404)802-6800

    Grades: 6-8 | 554 students
  • Bunche Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1925 Niskey Lake Rd Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30331
    (404)802-6700

    Grades: 6-8 | 858 students
  • Burgess-peterson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    480 Clifton St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30316
    (404)802-3400

    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
  • Camp Creek Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4345 Welcome All Rd Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30349
    (470)254-8030

    Grades: 6-8 | 595 students
  • Carver High School Math: 3% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    55 Mcdonough Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)802-4415

    Grades: 9-12 | 588 students
  • Cary Reynolds Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3498 Pine St
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (678)676-6802

    Grades: PK-5 | 794 students
  • Cascade Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2326 Venetian Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30311
    (404)802-8100

    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
  • Centennial Academy Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    531 Luckie St Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30313
    (404)802-8550

    Grades: K-8 | 847 students
  • Chamblee Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678)676-6902

    Grades: 9-12 | 1664 students
  • Chamblee Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3601 Sexton Woods Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678)874-8202

    Grades: 6-8 | 957 students
  • Charles Drew Charter School Ja/sa Charter School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    300 E Lake Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30317
    (404)687-0001

    Grades: 6-12 | 766 students
  • Charles R. Drew Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 20%
    301 E Lake Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30317
    (404)687-0001

    Grades: PK-5 | 991 students
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