Top 10 Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 145 public schools serving 100,350 students in Dekalb County, GA. Dekalb County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb County, GA are Kittredge Magnet School, Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers and Austin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dekalb County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Dekalb County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Dekalb County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kittredge Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2383 N Druid Hills Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 874-6602
Grades: 4-6
| 478 students
Rank: #22.
Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
3039 Santa Monica Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-2402
Grades: 4-6
| 223 students
Rank: #33.
Austin Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5321 Roberts Dr
Atlanta, GA 30338
(678) 874-8102
Grades: PK-5
| 682 students
Rank: #44.
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: #55.
Dekalb Early College Academy
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(678) 676-0221
Grades: 9-12
| 310 students
Rank: #66.
Vanderlyn Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1877 Vanderlyn Dr
Atlanta, GA 30338
(678) 874-9002
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Rank: #77.
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: #88.
Dekalb School Of The Arts
Math: 72% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1192 Clarendon Ave
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
(678) 676-2502
Grades: 8-12
| 411 students
Rank: #99.
Dunwoody Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1923 Womack Rd
Atlanta, GA 30338
(678) 875-4002
Grades: PK-5
| 934 students
Rank: #1010.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1857 Oak Grove Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30345
(678) 874-7402
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 1,000 students
Rank: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
Ashford Park Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2968 Cravenridge Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30319
(678) 676-6702
Grades: PK-5
| 718 students
Rank: #1515.
Montgomery Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3995 Ashford Dunwoody Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30319
(678) 676-7502
Grades: PK-5
| 707 students
Rank: #1616.
Globe Academy Charter School I
Charter School
Math: 62% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2225 Heritage Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 867-6183
Grades: K-8
| 1,072 students
Rank: #1717.
Chamblee Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
3601 Sexton Woods Dr
Atlanta, GA 30341
(678) 874-8202
Grades: 6-8
| 1,000 students
Rank: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
Livsey Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4137 Livsey Rd
Tucker, GA 30084
(678) 874-3302
Grades: PK-5
| 349 students
Rank: #2222.
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: #2323.
Chesnut Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4576 N Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30338
(678) 676-7102
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #2424.
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: #2525.
Museum School Avondale Estates
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3191 Covington Hwy
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
(404) 292-9760
Grades: K-8
| 589 students
Rank: #2626.
Robert Shaw Theme School
Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
385 Glendale Rd
Scottdale, GA 30079
(678) 676-6002
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #2727.
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: #2828.
Wynbrooke Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
440 Wicksbury Way
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
(678) 676-5002
Grades: PK-5
| 731 students
Rank: #2929.
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
| 905 students
Rank: #3030.
Sagamore Hills Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1865 Alderbrook Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30345
(678) 874-7502
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #3131.
Chamblee Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30341
(678) 676-6902
Grades: 9-12
| 1,755 students
Rank: #3232.
Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts
Math: 48% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3131 Old Rockbridge Rd
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
(678) 874-1302
Grades: K-8
| 612 students
Rank: #3333.
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: #3434.
Midvale Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3836 Midvale Rd
Tucker, GA 30084
(678) 874-3402
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #3535.
Dunwoody High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
5035 Vermack Rd
Atlanta, GA 30338
(678) 874-8502
Grades: 9-12
| 2,148 students
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Dekalb County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3235 Evans Mill Road
Lithonia, GA 30058
(678) 676-1200
Grades: K-7
| 549 students
1674 Atherton Dr
Decatur, GA 30035
(678) 874-0302
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
1192 Clarendon Ave
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
(678) 874-0402
Grades: 9-12
| 589 students
3131 Old Rockbridge Rd
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
(678) 875-0102
Grades: 6-8
| 522 students
1550 Hosea L Williams Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 802-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 261 students
917 South Mcdonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-4480
Grades: PK
| 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
2687 Klondike Road
Lithonia, GA 30038
(678) 676-1200
Grades: K-7
| 273 students
955 North Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021
(678) 676-2876
Grades: 9-12
| 81 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
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
2670 Old Wesley Chapel Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 874-1002
Grades: 6-9
| 33 students
955 North Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021
(678) 676-2872
Grades: 8-9
| n/a students
Jim Cherry Center, 2415-b Nort
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 325-3011
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5931 Shadow Rock Dr.
Lithonia, GA 30058
(678) 676-8134
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5839 Memorial Dr
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(678) 676-4012
Grades: 1-12
| 133 students
3595 Linecrest Rd
Ellenwood, GA 30294
(404) 328-0898
Grades: 9-12
| 221 students
5931 Shadow Rock Dr
Lithonia, GA 30058
(678) 676-8102
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2914 Evans Woods Drive
Atlanta, GA 30340
(678) 874-2702
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
923 Forrest Boulevard
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 874-1102
Grades: PK-5
| 227 students
555 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021
(678) 891-3220
Grades: 10-12
| 86 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
1807 Memorial Dr Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 622-2727
Grades: K-10
| 328 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
1634 Knob Hill Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 874-7002
Grades: n/a
| n/a 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
2415 North Druid Hills Rd., Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 676-2602
Grades: 10-12
| 843 students
1807 Memorial Dr Se
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 555-5555
Grades: K-5
| 550 students
1040 Kingway Drive
Lithonia, GA 30058
(678) 676-4002
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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