Top 10 Best Atlanta Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 44 public high schools serving 52,043 students in Atlanta, GA.
The top ranked public high schools in Atlanta, GA are Midtown High School, Atlanta Classical Academy and Chamblee Charter High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Atlanta, GA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 42% statewide average). High schools in Atlanta have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public high schools.
Atlanta, GA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 81%, which is less than the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Riverwood International Charter School, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public high school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Atlanta, GA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Midtown High School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
929 Charles Allen Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 802-3001
Grades: 9-12
| 1,545 students
Rank: #22.
Atlanta Classical Academy
Charter School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3260 Northside Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 369-3500
Grades: K-12
| 688 students
Rank: #33.
Chamblee Charter High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30341
(678) 676-6902
Grades: 9-12
| 1,789 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Atlanta Youth Detention Center
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5651 Stonewall Tell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30349
(404) 656-4522
Grades: 7-12
| 22 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Uhs Of Laurel Heights
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
934 Briarcliff Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 888-7876
Grades: 3-12
| 36 students
Rank: #66.
Margaret Harris Comprehensive School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1634 Knob Hill Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 874-7002
Grades: K-12
| 65 students
Rank: #77.
Charles Drew Charter Ja/sr Academy
Charter School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 E Lake Blvd Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 687-0001
Grades: 6-12
| 921 students
Rank: #88.
Dunwoody High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5035 Vermack Rd
Atlanta, GA 30338
(678) 874-8502
Grades: 9-12
| 2,142 students
Rank: #99.
North Atlanta High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4111 Northside Pkwy Nw
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 802-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,218 students
Rank: #1010.
Riverwood International Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5900 Raider Dr
Atlanta, GA 30328
(470) 254-1980
Grades: 9-12
| 1,727 students
Rank: #1111.
Druid Hills High School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1798 Haygood Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30307
(678) 874-6302
Grades: 9-12
| 1,340 students
Rank: #1212.
Westlake High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2400 Union Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(470) 254-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,269 students
Rank: #1313.
Genesis Innovation For Girls
Charter School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1049 Custer Avenue Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 944-8560
Grades: K-10
| 350 students
Rank: #1414.
North Springs High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7447 Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30328
(470) 254-2490
Grades: 9-12
| 1,332 students
Rank: #1515.
Fulton Of Virtual Excellence
(Math: 27% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6151 Powers Ferry Road Nw
Atlanta, GA 30339
(470) 254-4578
Grades: 3-11
| 1,381 students
Rank: #1616.
Lakeside High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3801 Briarcliff Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30345
(678) 874-6702
Grades: 9-12
| 2,174 students
Rank: #1717.
Hillside Conant School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
690 Courtenay Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 875-4551
Grades: 5-12
| 46 students
Rank: #1818.
Georgia Cyber Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1745 Phoenix Blvd Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30349
(404) 334-4790
Grades: K-12
| 14,286 students
Rank: #1919.
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: #2020.
Genesis Innovation For Boys
Charter School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1049 Custer Avenue Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 944-8560
Grades: K-10
| 352 students
Rank: #2121.
Corretta Scott King Young Womens' Leadership Academy
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1190 Northwest Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-4900
Grades: 6-12
| 312 students
Rank: #2222.
Maynard Jackson High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Glenwood Ave Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 802-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,494 students
Rank: #2323.
Tapestry Public Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3130 Raymond Dr
Atlanta, GA 30340
(678) 676-1200
Grades: 6-12
| 266 students
Rank: #2424.
G.w. Carver High School Early College
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Mcdonough Blvd Se
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-4405
Grades: 9-12
| 515 students
Rank: #2525.
Hapeville Charter Career Academy
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6045 Buffington Rd
Atlanta, GA 30349
(404) 766-0101
Grades: 9-12
| 661 students
Rank: #2626.
B.e.s.t Academy
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1190 Northwest Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-4900
Grades: 6-12
| 247 students
Rank: #2727.
Fulton Leadership Academy
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2575 Dodson Dr
Atlanta, GA 30344
(404) 472-3529
Grades: 6-12
| 248 students
Rank: #2828.
Skyview High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5134 Old National Hwy
Atlanta, GA 30349
(404) 418-8812
Grades: 9-12
| 215 students
Rank: #2929.
Cross Keys High School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1626 N Druid Hills Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30319
(678) 874-6102
Grades: 9-12
| 1,675 students
Rank: #3030.
Banneker High School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6015 Feldwood Rd
Atlanta, GA 30349
(470) 254-3410
Grades: 9-12
| 1,595 students
Rank: #3131.
North Clayton High School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1525 Norman Dr
Atlanta, GA 30349
(770) 994-4035
Grades: 9-12
| 1,234 students
Rank: #3232.
D. M. Therrell High School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3099 Panther Trl Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 802-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,003 students
Rank: #3333.
Benjamin E. Mays High School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3450 Benjamin E Mays Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,268 students
Rank: #3434.
Mcnair High School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1804 Bouldercrest Rd Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(678) 874-4902
Grades: 9-12
| 776 students
Rank: #3535.
Tri-cities High School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2575 Harris St
Atlanta, GA 30344
(470) 254-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,499 students
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Atlanta, Georgia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
286 Wilson Mill Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
286 Wilson Mill Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-4300
Grades: PK-2
| 383 students
2050 Tiger Flowers Drive, Nw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 792-5914
Grades: PK-5
| 357 students
1261 Lockwood Drive, Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 752-0746
Grades: K-5
| 182 students
569 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 492-5362
Grades: K-8
| 467 students
4525 Bakers Ferry Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 505-7877
Grades: 7-11
| n/a students
1890 Donald L. Hollowell, Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 792-5944
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2210 Perry Boulevard, Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-3500
Grades: 7-8
| 405 students
1820 Mary Dell Dr Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 802-4944
Grades: 9-12
| 245 students
220 Northside Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 802-8200
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
1445 Maynard Road, Nw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 699-4504
Grades: K-5
| 335 students
45 Whitehouse Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 802-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 246 students
45 Whitehouse Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 802-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 296 students
45 Whitehouse Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 802-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 348 students
1559 Johnson Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 792-0070
Grades: 8-12
| 25 students
386 Pine Street, Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 853-4011
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
21 Thirkield Ave Sw
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 802-7533
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1442 Metropolitan Parkway Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 802-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 237 students
3132 Clifton Church Rd Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(678) 874-4402
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
1550 Hosea L Williams Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 802-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 261 students
3050 Collier Drive, Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 699-4507
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
1654 S Alvarado Ter Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 802-8450
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
211 Memorial Dr Se
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 802-8500
Grades: PK-5
| 343 students
1190 Northwest Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 802-4962
Grades: 6-8
| 284 students
601 Beckwith St Nw
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 330-4170
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
256 Clifton Street, Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 371-7105
Grades: 9-12
| 16 students
256 Clifton St Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 802-5800
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1995 Womack Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
(678) 874-8402
Grades: 9-12
| 230 students
3075 Alton Road
Atlanta, GA 30341
(678) 676-6602
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Jim Cherry Center, 2415-b Nort
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 325-3011
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
145 4th St Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 802-7900
Grades: PK-5
| 219 students
101 Hemphill School Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 802-8600
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
156 Heaton Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30307
(678) 874-7102
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2914 Evans Woods Drive
Atlanta, GA 30340
(678) 874-2702
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
1513 E. Cleveland Ave,bldg 300
Atlanta, GA 30364
(404) 559-4239
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Atlanta, GA?
The top ranked public high schools in Atlanta, GA include Midtown High School, Atlanta Classical Academy and Chamblee Charter High School.
How many public high schools are located in Atlanta, GA?
44 public high schools are located in Atlanta, GA.
What is the racial composition of students in Atlanta, GA?
Atlanta, GA public high schools minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public high schools average of 62% (majority Black).

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