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 40 public preschools serving 17,800 students in Atlanta Public Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Georgia.
Public Preschools in Atlanta Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Georgia public pre school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public preschool average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
87 Schools
1,104 Schools
# Students
49,994 Students
675,294 Students
# Teachers
4,012 Teachers
49,566 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
0.71
# American Indian Students
110 Students
1,431 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
522 Students
31,788 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
3,806 Students
125,193 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
19%
# Black Students
36,105 Students
237,236 Students
% Black Students
72%
35%
# White Students
7,968 Students
245,611 Students
% White Students
16%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
43 Students
631 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,440 Students
33,288 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,241
46,616
# Students in K Grade:
3,855
108,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,014
107,359
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,149
107,956
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,077
99,184
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,950
99,345
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,979
99,134
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,714
2,757
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,953
1,728
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,770
1,694
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,312
217
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,243
170
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,044
159
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,693
198
# 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 Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1325 Mount Paran Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 802-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 493 students
Rank: #22.
Morris Brandon Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2741 Howell Mill Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 802-7250
Grades: PK-5
| 819 students
Rank: #33.
Sara Rawson Smith Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
370 Old Ivy Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 802-3880
Grades: PK-5
| 803 students
Rank: #44.
Paul L. Dunbar Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Whitehall Ter Sw
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 802-7950
Grades: PK-5
| 306 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
Burgess-peterson Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1682 Glenwood Ave. Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 802-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 493 students
Rank: #77.
E. Rivers Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8 Peachtree Battle Ave Nw
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 802-7050
Grades: PK-5
| 692 students
Rank: #88.
Garden Hills Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
285 Sheridan Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 802-7800
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #99.
Bolton Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2268 Adams Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-8350
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #1010.
Parkside Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
685 Mercer St Se
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 802-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #1111.
Beecher Hills Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2257 Bolling Brook Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 802-8300
Grades: PK-5
| 245 students
Rank: #1212.
Cleveland Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2672 Old Hapeville Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-8400
Grades: PK-5
| 289 students
Rank: #1313.
Fred A. Toomer Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Rogers St Ne
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 802-3450
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #1414.
Miles Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4215 Bakers Ferry Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-8900
Grades: PK-5
| 495 students
Rank: #1515.
F. L. Stanton Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1625 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 802-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 174 students
Rank: #1616.
Deerwood Academy
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3070 Fairburn Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Joseph Humphries Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3029 Humphries Drive. Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-8750
Grades: PK-5
| 221 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Peyton Forest Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Peyton Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 802-7100
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Bazoline E. Usher/collier Heights Elmentary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
631 Harwell Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
L. O. Kimberly Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3090 Mcmurray Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 802-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 316 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
M. A. Jones Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1040 Fair St Sw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 802-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 465 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
T. J. Perkerson Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2040 Brewer Blvd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 802-3950
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Benteen Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Cassanova St Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-7300
Grades: PK-5
| 240 students
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Emma Hutchinson Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Cleveland Ave Sw
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-7650
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
The John Hope-charles Walter Hill Elementary Schools
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Boulevard Ne
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 802-7450
Grades: PK-5
| 386 students
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
R. N. Fickett Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3935 Rux Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-7850
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
William J. Scott Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1752 Hollywood Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-7000
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #2828.
Heritage Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3500 Villa Cir Se
Atlanta, GA 30354
(404) 802-8650
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
Rank: #2929.
Barack And Michelle Obama Academy
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
970 Martin St Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Cascade Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2326 Venetian Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 802-8100
Grades: PK-5
| 312 students
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Charles L. Gideons Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
897 Welch St Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 802-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Harper-archer Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3399 Collier Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-6500
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
225 James P. Brawley Drive. Nw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 802-3600
Grades: PK-8
| 739 students
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Thomas Heathe Slater Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1320 Pryor Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-4050
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #35 - 4035. - 40.
Continental Colony Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3181 Hogan Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-8000
Grades: PK-5
| 380 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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