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For the 2021 school year, there are 40 public schools serving 25,291 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 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Best Decatur, GA Public Schools (2021)

  • 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 | 147 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-3 | 544 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-3 | 332 students
  • Rank: #44.
    New 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-3 | 322 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Fifth Avenue Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    101 5th Ave
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4460

    Grades: 4-5 | 899 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-3 | 481 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 | 1,339 student
  • 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 | 1,249 student
  • 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-3 | 348 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 | 429 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 | 473 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 | 821 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 | 929 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 | 421 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 | 437 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 | 436 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 | 347 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 | 430 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 | 775 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 | 517 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 | 1,189 student
  • 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 | 562 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 | 620 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 | 544 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 | 900 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 | 833 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 | 749 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 | 957 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 | 346 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 | 909 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) 874-3402

    Grades: PK-5 | 757 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 | 968 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 | 858 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 | 561 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 | 630 students
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