Dekalb County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 132 public schools in Dekalb County School District, serving 100,144 students.
  • Public school in Dekalb County School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Georgia public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 41% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
  • The top ranked public school in Dekalb County School District are Kittredge Magnet School, Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers and Dekalb Early College Academy. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Georgia public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameDekalb County School District
School District Phone Number(678)676-1200
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools132 Schools2,307 Schools
# of Students100,144 Students1,768,266 Students
# of Teachers7,021 Teachers114,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

  • Dekalb County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 207 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 57% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dekalb County  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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dekalb County  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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
74%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dekalb County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.570.69
# of American Indian Students309 Students3,437 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students6,688 Students72,388 Students
% Asian Students
7%
4%
# of Hispanic Students17,917 Students275,631 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
15%
# of Black Students61,861 Students648,924 Students
% Black Students
62%
37%
# of White Students11,252 Students701,410 Students
% White Students
11%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students112 Students1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2,005 Students64,621 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2,78147,726
# of Students in Kindergarten:7,869126,398
# of Students in 1st Grade:7,968128,193
# of Students in 2nd Grade:7,946130,015
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8,361135,912
# of Students in 4th Grade:7,976138,248
# of Students in 5th Grade:8,047139,161
# of Students in 6th Grade:7,288135,351
# of Students in 7th Grade:7,013132,881
# of Students in 8th Grade:7,138132,379
# of Students in 9th Grade:8,275147,685
# of Students in 10th Grade:6,963135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:6,423123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:6,096115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,720 is higher than the state average of $10,714. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,687 is higher than the state average of $10,678. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$1,159 MM$33 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dekalb County  School District and average revenue for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$1,156 MM$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Dekalb County  School District and average spending for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,720$10,714
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dekalb County  School District and average revenue per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,687$10,678
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dekalb County  School District and average spending per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Dekalb County School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Allgood Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    659 Allgood Rd
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)676-5102

    Grades: PK-5 | 555 students
  • Arabia Mountain High School - Academy Of Engineering- Medic Math: 39% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 30%
    6610 Browns Mill Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678)875-3602

    Grades: 9-12 | 1417 students
  • Ashford Park Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2968 Cravenridge Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678)676-6702

    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
  • Austin Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 1%
    5435 Roberts Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678)874-8102

    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
  • Avondale Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8 Lakeshore Dr
    Avondale Estates, GA 30002
    (678)676-5202

    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
  • Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School Of Technology Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3132 Clifton Church Rd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30316
    (678)874-4402

    Grades: PK-5 | 949 students
  • Bob Mathis Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3505 Boring Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)874-5802

    Grades: PK-5 | 436 students
  • Briar Vista Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1131 Briar Vista Ter Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30324
    (678)874-5902

    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
  • Briarlake Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3590 Lavista Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678)874-2502

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Brockett Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1855 Brockett Rd
    Tucker, GA 30084
    (678)874-2602

    Grades: PK-5 | 463 students
  • Browns Mill Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4863 Browns Mill Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678)676-8302

    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
  • Canby Lane Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4150 Green Hawk Trl
    Decatur, GA 30035
    (678)874-0602

    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
  • Cary Reynolds Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3498 Pine St
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (678)676-6802

    Grades: PK-5 | 794 students
  • Cedar Grove Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2330 River Rd
    Ellenwood, GA 30294
    (678)874-3902

    Grades: PK-5 | 600 students
  • Cedar Grove High School Math: 34% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2360 River Rd
    Ellenwood, GA 30294
    (678)874-4002

    Grades: 9-12 | 1055 students
  • Cedar Grove Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2300 Wildcat Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)874-4202

    Grades: 6-8 | 749 students
  • Chamblee Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678)676-6902

    Grades: 9-12 | 1664 students
  • Chamblee Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3601 Sexton Woods Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678)874-8202

    Grades: 6-8 | 957 students
  • The Champion Middle Theme School Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5265 Mimosa Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)504-4302

    Grades: 6-8 | 800 students
  • Chapel Hill Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3536 Radcliffe Blvd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)676-8402

    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
  • Chapel Hill Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3535 Dogwood Farm Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)676-8502

    Grades: 6-8 | 775 students
  • Chesnut Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4576 N Peachtree Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678)676-7102

    Grades: PK-5 | 453 students
  • Clarkston High School Math: 30% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    618 N Indian Creek Dr
    Clarkston, GA 30021
    (678)676-5302

    Grades: 9-12 | 1523 students
  • Columbia Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3230 Columbia Woods Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678)874-0702

    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
  • Columbia High School Math: 7% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2106 Columbia Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678)874-0802

    Grades: 9-12 | 1017 students
  • Columbia Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3001 Columbia Dr
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)875-0502

    Grades: 6-8 | 900 students
  • Coralwood Education Center
    2477 Coralwood Dr
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678)874-6002

    Grades: PK-K | 236 students
  • Cross Keys High School Math: 43% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1626 N Druid Hills Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678)874-6102

    Grades: 9-12 | 1529 students
  • Dekalb Academy Of Technology And The Environment Charter School Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1492 Kelton Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (770)484-5865

    Grades: K-8 | 696 students
  • Dekalb Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5855 Memorial Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)676-2302

    Grades: 6-12 | 151 students
  • Dekalb Early College Academy Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank: Top 1%
    1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)676-0221

    Grades: 9-12 | 333 students
  • Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3131 Old Rockbridge Rd
    Avondale Estates, GA 30002
    (678)874-1302

    Grades: K-7 | 563 students
  • Dekalb Path Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3007 Hermance Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (404)846-3242

    Grades: 5-8 | 368 students
  • Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1402 Austin Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (404)492-5061

    Grades: K-8 | 517 students
  • Dekalb School Of The Arts Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1192 Clarendon Ave
    Avondale Estates, GA 30002
    (678)676-2502

    Grades: 8-12 | 421 students
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