Top 10 Best Decatur Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 41 public schools serving 23,402 students in Decatur, GA. Decatur has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Decatur, GA are Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers, Oakhurst Elementary School and Westchester Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Decatur, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Decatur have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Decatur, GA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3039 Santa Monica Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-2402
Grades: 4-6
| 223 students
Rank: #22.
Oakhurst Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
175 Mead Rd
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4470
Grades: PK-2
| 360 students
Rank: #33.
Westchester Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
758 Scott Blvd
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4400
Grades: PK-2
| 235 students
Rank: #44.
Glennwood Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
440 E Ponce De Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4435
Grades: PK-2
| 203 students
Rank: #55.
Fifth Avenue Upper Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
101 5th Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4460
Grades: 3-5
| 645 students
Rank: #66.
Winnona Park Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
510 Avery St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4490
Grades: PK-2
| 365 students
Rank: #77.
Decatur High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
310 N Mcdonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4420
Grades: 9-12
| 1,686 students
Rank: #88.
Renfroe Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
220 W College Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4440
Grades: 6-8
| 1,377 students
Rank: #99.
Clairemont Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
155 Erie Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4450
Grades: PK-2
| 228 students
Rank: #1010.
Briarlake Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3590 Lavista Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
(678) 874-2502
Grades: PK-5
| 406 students
Rank: #1111.
Laurel Ridge Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1215 Balsam Dr
Decatur, GA 30033
(678) 874-6902
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #1212.
Narvie Harris Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3981 Mcgill Dr
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 676-9202
Grades: PK-5
| 669 students
Rank: #1313.
Druid Hills Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3100 Mount Olive Dr
Decatur, GA 30033
(678) 874-7602
Grades: 6-8
| 947 students
Rank: #1414.
Mclendon Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3169 Hollywood Dr
Decatur, GA 30033
(678) 676-5902
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #1515.
International Community School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2418 Wood Trail Ln
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 499-8969
Grades: K-5
| 406 students
Rank: #1616.
Bob Mathis Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3505 Boring Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 874-5802
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Rank: #1717.
Kelley Lake Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2590 Kelly Lake Rd
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-4802
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #1818.
Rainbow Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2801 Kelley Chapel Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 874-1702
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #1919.
Chapel Hill Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3535 Dogwood Farm Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 676-8502
Grades: 6-8
| 795 students
Rank: #2020.
Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter
Charter School
Math: 24% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1402 Austin Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 492-5061
Grades: K-8
| 565 students
Rank: #2121.
Southwest Dekalb High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2863 Kelley Chapel Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 874-1902
Grades: 9-12
| 1,216 students
Rank: #2222.
Columbia Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3230 Columbia Woods Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-0702
Grades: PK-5
| 424 students
Rank: #2323.
Chapel Hill Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3536 Radcliffe Blvd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 676-8402
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #2424.
Canby Lane Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4150 Green Hawk Trl
Decatur, GA 30035
(678) 874-0602
Grades: PK-5
| 496 students
Rank: #2525.
Columbia Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3001 Columbia Dr
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 875-0502
Grades: 6-8
| 809 students
Rank: #2626.
Oakview Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3574 Oakvale Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 875-1302
Grades: PK-5
| 708 students
Rank: #2727.
Cedar Grove Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Wildcat Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 874-4202
Grades: 6-8
| 806 students
Rank: #2828.
Towers High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3919 Brookcrest Cir
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-2202
Grades: 9-12
| 747 students
Rank: #2929.
Toney Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2701 Oakland Ter
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-2102
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
Rank: #3030.
Miller Grove Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2215 Miller Rd
Decatur, GA 30035
(678) 676-8902
Grades: 6-8
| 788 students
Rank: #3131.
Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2162 Second Ave
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 875-3402
Grades: PK-5
| 611 students
Rank: #3232.
Peachcrest Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1530 Joy Ln
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-1402
Grades: PK-5
| 619 students
Rank: #3333.
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School
Math: 9% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5200 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA 30035
(678) 875-0302
Grades: 6-8
| 741 students
Rank: #3434.
Flat Shoals Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3226 Flat Shoals Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 874-4602
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #3535.
Mcnair Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2190 Wallingford Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-5102
Grades: 6-8
| 850 students
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Decatur, Georgia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1674 Atherton Dr
Decatur, GA 30035
(678) 874-0302
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
917 South Mcdonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4480
Grades: PK
| n/a students
1833 Lawrenceville Hwy
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 679-4900
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3303 Panthersville Road
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 874-4502
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2670 Old Wesley Chapel Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 874-1002
Grades: 6-9
| 33 students
923 Forrest Boulevard
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 874-1102
Grades: PK-5
| 227 students
2591 Candler Road
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 676-1200
Grades: 7-12
| 12 students
3318 Midway Rd
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 676-6602
Grades: 7-8
| 234 students
3039 Santa Monica Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-1402
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
2162 Second Avenue
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-9102
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
2418 Wood Trail Ln
Decatur, GA 30033
(678) 874-7202
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
3318 Midway Rd
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-1502
Grades: PK-5
| 575 students
2100 Bixler Circle
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-5702
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
3039 Santa Monica Drive
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) -87-4-24
Grades: 5
| 275 students

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