Atlanta Public Schools School District

210 Pryor Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30335
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Atlanta Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public charter schools serving 10,040 students in Atlanta Public Schools School District. This district's average charter testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public charter schools in Georgia.
Public Charter Schools in Atlanta Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Georgia public charter school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public charter school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
87 Schools
95 Schools
# Students
49,994 Students
72,388 Students
# Teachers
4,012 Teachers
4,152 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Atlanta Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 220 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 71% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#99 out of 221 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Atlanta Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
28%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atlanta Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
35%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atlanta Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
83%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Atlanta Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.45
0.66
# American Indian Students
110 Students
166 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
522 Students
2,457 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,806 Students
6,662 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
9%
# Black Students
36,105 Students
32,830 Students
% Black Students
72%
46%
# White Students
7,968 Students
26,197 Students
% White Students
16%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
43 Students
84 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,440 Students
3,294 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,241
229
# Students in K Grade:
3,855
5,087
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,014
5,193
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,149
5,117
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,077
4,977
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,950
4,842
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,979
5,365
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,714
5,979
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,953
6,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,770
6,214
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,312
6,197
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,243
6,479
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,044
5,254
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,693
5,257
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,555 is higher than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,829 is higher than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$1,128 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Atlanta Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$1,041 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Atlanta Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,555
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Atlanta Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,829
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Atlanta Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Atlanta Public Schools School District Public Charter Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Atlanta Classical Academy
Charter School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3260 Northside Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 369-3500
Grades: K-12
| 688 students
Rank: #22.
Kipp Vision Charter School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
660 Mcwilliams Rd Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 537-5252
Grades: 5-8
| 395 students
Rank: #33.
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
820 Essie Ave Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(678) 904-0051
Grades: 6-8
| 232 students
Rank: #44.
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
688 Grant St Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 624-6226
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Charles Drew Charter Ja/sr Academy
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 E Lake Blvd Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 687-0001
Grades: 6-12
| 921 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Charles R. Drew Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 E Lake Blvd Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 687-0001
Grades: PK-5
| 995 students
Rank: #77.
Westside Atlanta Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1903 Drew Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 931-4827
Grades: K-8
| 334 students
Rank: #88.
Wesley International Charter
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
211 Memorial Dr Se
Atlanta, GA 30312
(678) 904-9137
Grades: K-8
| 810 students
Rank: #99.
Kipp Atlanta Collegiate Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
98 Anderson Ave Nw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 326-4858
Grades: 9-12
| 803 students
Rank: #1010.
Kindezi Old 4th Ward
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
386 Pine St Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 719-4005
Grades: K-8
| 434 students
Rank: #1111.
Kipp Strive Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1444 Lucile Ave Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 753-1530
Grades: 5-8
| 388 students
Rank: #1212.
The Kindezi School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
286 Wilson Mill Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 671-4920
Grades: K-8
| 417 students
Rank: #1313.
Kipp Vision Primary Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
660 Mcwilliams Rd Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 537-5252
Grades: K-4
| 493 students
Rank: #1414.
Centennial Place (Charter)
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
531 Luckie St Nw
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 802-8550
Grades: K-8
| 756 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Kipp Soul Academy
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1445 Maynard Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 324-6310
Grades: 5-7
| 242 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Kipp Strive Primary Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1448 Lucile Ave Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 924-6310
Grades: K-4
| 516 students
Rank: #1717.
Kipp Ways Primary Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Temple St Nw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 924-6310
Grades: K-4
| 469 students
Rank: #1818.
Kipp Ways Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Temple St Nw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 475-1941
Grades: 5-8
| 382 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kipp Soul Primary
Charter School
1445 Maynard Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 759-6852
Grades: K-3
| 371 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 87 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 49,994 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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