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For the 2021 school year, there are 190 public schools serving 142,182 students in Atlanta, GA. Atlanta has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Atlanta, GA are Kittredge Magnet School, Jackson Elementary School and Lin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Atlanta, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Atlanta have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Atlanta, GA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Kittredge Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1663 E Nancy Creek Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678) 874-6602

    Grades: 4-6 | 479 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Jackson Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1325 Mount Paran Rd Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 802-8800

    Grades: PK-5 | 742 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Lin Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    586 Candler Park Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30307
    (404) 802-8850

    Grades: K-5 | 641 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Heards Ferry Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6151 Powers Ferry Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30339
    (470) 254-6190

    Grades: PK-5 | 782 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Margaret Harris Comprehensive School Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1634 Knob Hill Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30329
    (678) 874-7002

    Grades: K-12 | 59 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Springdale Park Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1246 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30306
    (404) 802-7150

    Grades: K-5 | 704 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Vanderlyn Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1877 Vanderlyn Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-9002

    Grades: PK-5 | 705 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Brandon Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2741 Howell Mill Rd Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 802-7250

    Grades: K-5 | 1,017 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Morningside Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1053 E Rock Springs Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30306
    (404) 802-8950

    Grades: K-5 | 932 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Austin Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5435 Roberts Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-8102

    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Ashford Park Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2968 Cravenridge Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678) 676-6702

    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Dunwoody Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1923 Womack Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 875-4002

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,090 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Inman Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    774 Virginia Ave Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30306
    (404) 802-3200

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,075 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Oak Grove Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1857 Oak Grove Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (678) 874-7402

    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Montgomery Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3995 Ashford Dunwoody Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678) 676-7502

    Grades: PK-5 | 734 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Smith Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    370 Old Ivy Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 802-3880

    Grades: K-5 | 972 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Charles R. Drew Charter School Charter School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    301 E Lake Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30317
    (404) 687-0001

    Grades: PK-5 | 991 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Spalding Drive Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    130 W Spalding Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    (470) 254-5880

    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Globe Academy Charter School I Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2225 Heritage Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (404) 867-6183

    Grades: K-7 | 783 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    688 Grant St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404) 624-6226

    Grades: K-5 | 403 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Chamblee Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3601 Sexton Woods Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678) 874-8202

    Grades: 6-8 | 957 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Woodland Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1130 Spalding Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30350
    (470) 254-5890

    Grades: PK-5 | 986 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Dunwoody High School Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5035 Vermack Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-8502

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,993 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Grady High School Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    929 Charles Allen Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    (404) 802-3001

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,332 student
  • Rank: #2525.
    Charles Drew Charter School Ja/sa Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    300 E Lake Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30317
    (404) 687-0001

    Grades: 6-12 | 766 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Chamblee Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678) 676-6902

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,664 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Chesnut Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4576 N Peachtree Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 676-7102

    Grades: PK-5 | 453 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Sagamore Hills Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1865 Alderbrook Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (678) 874-7502

    Grades: PK-5 | 431 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Sutton Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2875 Northside Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 802-5600

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,552 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Middle School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    820 Essie Ave Se
    Atlanta, GA 30316
    (678) 904-0051

    Grades: 6-8 | 234 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Atlanta Classical Academy Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3260 Northside Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 369-3500

    Grades: K-12 | 592 students
  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Henderson Mill Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2408 Henderson Mill Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (678) 874-3102

    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Lakeside High School Math: 44% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3801 Briarcliff Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (678) 874-6702

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,172 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Peachtree Middle School Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4664 N Peachtree Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 676-7702

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,579 student
  • Rank: #3535.
    Uhs Of Laurel Heights Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    934 Briarcliff Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30306
    (404) 888-7876

    Grades: 2-12 | 40 students
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