Atlanta School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 89 public schools serving 52,115 students in Atlanta School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Atlanta School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Atlanta School District are Morningside Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School and Springdale Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Atlanta School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Atlanta 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Atlanta School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
89 Schools
2,306 Schools
# Students
52,115 Students
1,768,514 Students
# Teachers
3,902 Teachers
114,199 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Atlanta School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 211 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#123 out of 213 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Atlanta   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atlanta   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atlanta   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Atlanta   School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.69
# American Indian Students
79 Students
3,439 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
562 Students
72,420 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,759 Students
275,759 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
15%
# Black Students
38,446 Students
648,311 Students
% Black Students
74%
37%
# White Students
8,089 Students
702,050 Students
% White Students
16%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
41 Students
1,839 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,139 Students
64,595 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,300
47,695
# Students in K Grade:
4,553
126,466
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,669
128,238
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,747
130,069
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,784
135,972
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,622
138,324
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,399
139,234
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,829
135,269
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,634
132,837
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,366
132,393
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,949
147,700
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,106
135,403
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,692
123,236
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,465
115,678
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,892 is higher than the state median of $11,799. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,642 is higher than the state median of $11,763. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$1,037 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Atlanta   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$1,024 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Atlanta   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,892
$11,799
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Atlanta   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,642
$11,763
This chart display average spending per public school student in Atlanta   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Atlanta School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Morningside Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1053 E Rock Springs Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 802-8950
Grades: K-5
| 932 students
Rank: #22.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1325 Mount Paran Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 802-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 742 students
Rank: #33.
Springdale Park Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1246 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 802-7150
Grades: K-5
| 704 students
Rank: #44.
Lin Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
586 Candler Park Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 802-8850
Grades: K-5
| 641 students
Rank: #55.
Brandon Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2741 Howell Mill Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 802-7250
Grades: K-5
| 1,017 students
Rank: #66.
Charles R. Drew Charter School
Charter School
Math: 78% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 E Lake Blvd Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 687-0001
Grades: PK-5
| 991 students
Rank: #77.
Inman Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
774 Virginia Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 802-3200
Grades: 6-8
| 1,075 students
Rank: #88.
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
688 Grant St Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 624-6226
Grades: K-5
| 403 students
Rank: #99.
Smith Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
370 Old Ivy Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 802-3880
Grades: K-5
| 972 students
Rank: #1010.
Grady High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
929 Charles Allen Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 802-3001
Grades: 9-12
| 1,332 students
Rank: #1111.
Atlanta Classical Academy
Charter School
Math: 53% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3260 Northside Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 369-3500
Grades: K-12
| 592 students
Rank: #1212.
Sutton Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2875 Northside Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 802-5600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,552 students
Rank: #1313.
Charles Drew Charter School Ja/sa
Charter School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 E Lake Blvd Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 687-0001
Grades: 6-12
| 766 students
Rank: #1414.
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Middle School
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
820 Essie Ave Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(678) 904-0051
Grades: 6-8
| 234 students
Rank: #1515.
Rivers Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8 Peachtree Battle Ave Nw
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 802-7050
Grades: PK-5
| 799 students
Rank: #1616.
Burgess-peterson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
480 Clifton St Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 802-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #1717.
North Atlanta High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4111 Northside Pkwy Nw
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 802-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,889 students
Rank: #1818.
Wesley International Academy Charter Facility
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
211 Memorial Dr Se
Atlanta, GA 30312
(678) 904-9137
Grades: K-8
| 794 students
Rank: #1919.
Garden Hills Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
285 Sheridan Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 802-7800
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #2020.
Bolton Academy
Math: 44% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2268 Adams Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-8350
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #2121.
Kipp Strive Primary
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1448 Lucile Ave Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 924-6310
Grades: K-4
| 525 students
Rank: #2222.
Kipp Strive Academy
Charter School
Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1444 Lucile Ave Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 753-1530
Grades: 5-8
| 394 students
Rank: #2323.
Westside Atlanta Charter School
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1903 Drew Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 931-4827
Grades: K-6
| 276 students
Rank: #2424.
Kindezi
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
286 Wilson Mill Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 671-4920
Grades: K-8
| 389 students
Rank: #2525.
West Manor Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
570 Lynhurst Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 802-3350
Grades: K-5
| 294 students
Rank: #2626.
Kipp Ways Primary School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Temple St Nw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 924-6310
Grades: K-3
| 409 students
Rank: #2727.
Centennial Academy
Charter School
Math: 34% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
531 Luckie St Nw
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 802-8550
Grades: K-8
| 847 students
Rank: #2828.
Kindezi Old 4th Ward
Charter School
Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
386 Pine St Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 719-4005
Grades: K-7
| 468 students
Rank: #2929.
Maynard H. Jackson- Junior High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Glenwood Ave Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 802-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,205 students
Rank: #3030.
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
| 346 students
Rank: #3131.
Early College High School At Carver
Math: 44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Mcdonough Blvd Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-4405
Grades: 9-12
| 420 students
Rank: #3232.
Parkside Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
685 Mercer St Se
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 802-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
Rank: #3333.
Corretta Scott King Womens' Leadership Academy
Math: 18% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1190 Northwest Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-4900
Grades: 6-12
| 364 students
Rank: #3434.
The John Hope-charles Walter Hill Elementary Schools
Math: 40% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Boulevard Ne
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 802-7450
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #3535.
Kipp Vision Primary
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
660 Mcwilliams Rd Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 537-5252
Grades: K-4
| 522 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 52,115 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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