Dekalb County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 136 top public schools in Dekalb County School District, serving 102,579 students.
  • Public school in Dekalb County School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus Georgia public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus 41% Georgia statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Kittredge Magnet School, with 98% math proficiency and 98% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Georgia or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • 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 15:1 is less than the Georgia public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameDekalb County School District
School District Phone Number(678)676-1200
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools136 Schools2,378 Schools
# of Students102,579 Students1,776,503 Students
# of Teachers6,895 Teachers114,052 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

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 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 57% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 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 Score0.560.68
# of American Indian Students287 Students3,468 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students6,744 Students69,630 Students
% Asian Students
7%
4%
# of Hispanic Students17,633 Students267,734 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
15%
# of Black Students64,481 Students656,156 Students
% Black Students
63%
37%
# of White Students11,380 Students715,558 Students
% White Students
11%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students135 Students1,877 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,880 Students61,930 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2,79347,570
# of Students in Kindergarten:8,257127,825
# of Students in 1st Grade:8,240130,600
# of Students in 2nd Grade:8,519135,552
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8,691139,123
# of Students in 4th Grade:8,341138,519
# of Students in 5th Grade:8,050135,856
# of Students in 6th Grade:7,368133,733
# of Students in 7th Grade:7,216133,574
# of Students in 8th Grade:7,090132,439
# of Students in 9th Grade:8,699150,754
# of Students in 10th Grade:7,073136,789
# of Students in 11th Grade:6,227121,922
# of Students in 12th Grade:6,015112,247
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,720 is higher than the state average of $10,277. 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 $10,242. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,720$10,277
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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,687$10,242
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 2016-17 school year data.

Dekalb County School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | GA School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Lithonia Academy Of Lithonia Charter School Charter School
    3235 Evans Mill Road
    Lithonia, GA 30058
    (678)676-1200

    Grades: K-7 | 549 students
  • Stone Mountain Allgood Elementary School Math: 20% / Reading: 19% | Bottom 50%
    659 Allgood Rd
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)676-5102

    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
  • Lithonia Arabia Mountain High School - Academy Of Engineering- Medic Math: 39% / Reading: 63% | Top 30%
    6775 S Goddard Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678)875-3602

    Grades: 9-12 | 1423 students
  • Atlanta Ashford Park Elementary School Math: 73% / Reading: 70% | Top 5%
    2968 Cravenridge Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678)676-6702

    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
  • Atlanta Austin Elementary School Math: 87% / Reading: 83% | Top 1%
    5435 Roberts Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678)874-8102

    Grades: PK-5 | 674 students
  • Avondale Estates Avondale Elementary School Math: 20% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    8 Lakeshore Dr
    Avondale Estates, GA 30002
    (678)676-5202

    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
  • Atlanta Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School Of Technology Math: 16% / Reading: 15% | Bottom 50%
    3132 Clifton Church Rd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30316
    (678)874-4402

    Grades: PK-5 | 784 students
  • Decatur Bob Mathis Elementary School Math: 20-24% / Reading: 25-29% | Bottom 50%
    3505 Boring Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)874-5802

    Grades: PK-5 | 408 students
  • Atlanta Briar Vista Elementary School Math: 35-39% / Reading: 35-39% | Top 50%
    1131 Briar Vista Ter Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30324
    (678)874-5902

    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
  • Decatur Briarlake Elementary School Math: 55-59% / Reading: 65-69% | Top 20%
    3590 Lavista Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678)874-2502

    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
  • Tucker Brockett Elementary School Math: 41% / Reading: 38% | Top 50%
    1855 Brockett Rd
    Tucker, GA 30084
    (678)874-2602

    Grades: PK-5 | 454 students
  • Lithonia Browns Mill Elementary School Math: 13% / Reading: 17% | Bottom 50%
    4863 Browns Mill Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678)676-8302

    Grades: PK-5 | 596 students
  • Decatur Canby Lane Elementary School Math: 18% / Reading: 20% | Bottom 50%
    4150 Green Hawk Trl
    Decatur, GA 30035
    (678)874-0602

    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
  • Atlanta Cary Reynolds Elementary School Math: 20% / Reading: 20% | Bottom 50%
    3498 Pine St
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (678)676-6802

    Grades: PK-5 | 901 students
  • Ellenwood Cedar Grove Elementary School Math: 17% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    2330 River Rd
    Ellenwood, GA 30294
    (678)874-3902

    Grades: PK-5 | 596 students
  • Ellenwood Cedar Grove High School Math: 34% / Reading: 23% | Bottom 50%
    2360 River Rd
    Ellenwood, GA 30294
    (678)874-4002

    Grades: 9-12 | 1090 students
  • Decatur Cedar Grove Middle School Math: 12% / Reading: 17% | Bottom 50%
    2300 Wildcat Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)874-4202

    Grades: 6-8 | 756 students
  • Atlanta Chamblee Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 58% / Reading: 65% | Top 20%
    3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678)676-6902

    Grades: 9-12 | 1651 students
  • Atlanta Chamblee Middle School Math: 58% / Reading: 68% | Top 20%
    3601 Sexton Woods Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678)874-8202

    Grades: 6-8 | 964 students
  • Stone Mountain The Champion Middle Theme School Math: 38% / Reading: 40% | Top 50%
    5265 Mimosa Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)504-4302

    Grades: 6-8 | 791 students
  • Decatur Chapel Hill Elementary School Math: 16% / Reading: 23% | Bottom 50%
    3536 Radcliffe Blvd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)676-8402

    Grades: PK-5 | 631 students
  • Decatur Chapel Hill Middle School Math: 26% / Reading: 32% | Bottom 50%
    3535 Dogwood Farm Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)676-8502

    Grades: 6-8 | 759 students
  • Atlanta Chesnut Elementary School Math: 46% / Reading: 52% | Top 30%
    4576 N Peachtree Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678)676-7102

    Grades: PK-5 | 462 students
  • Clarkston Clarkston High School Math: 30% / Reading: 17% | Bottom 50%
    618 N Indian Creek Dr
    Clarkston, GA 30021
    (678)676-5302

    Grades: 9-12 | 1569 students
  • Decatur Columbia Elementary School Math: 20% / Reading: 18% | Bottom 50%
    3230 Columbia Woods Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678)874-0702

    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
  • Decatur Columbia High School Math: 7% / Reading: 30% | Bottom 50%
    2106 Columbia Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678)874-0802

    Grades: 9-12 | 1117 students
  • Decatur Columbia Middle School Math: 14% / Reading: 19% | Bottom 50%
    3001 Columbia Dr
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)875-0502

    Grades: 6-8 | 890 students
  • Decatur Coralwood Education Center
    2477 Coralwood Dr
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678)874-6002

    Grades: PK-K | 224 students
  • Atlanta Cross Keys High School Math: 43% / Reading: 28% | Bottom 50%
    1626 N Druid Hills Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678)874-6102

    Grades: 9-12 | 1427 students
  • Lithonia Dekalb Academy Of Technology And The Environment Charter School
    2687 Klondike Road
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678)676-1200

    Grades: K-7 | 273 students
  • Stone Mountain Dekalb Academy Of Technology And The Environment Charter School Charter School
    Math: 38% / Reading: 47% | Top 50%
    1492 Kelton Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (770)484-5865

    Grades: K-8 | 742 students
  • Stone Mountain Dekalb Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% / Reading: ≤5% | Bottom 50%
    5855 Memorial Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)676-2302

    Grades: 6-12 | 167 students
  • Stone Mountain Dekalb Early College Academy Math: ≥95% / Reading: 90-94% | Top 1%
    1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)676-0221

    Grades: 9-12 | 325 students
  • Avondale Estates Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts Math: 54% / Reading: 59% | Top 20%
    3131 Old Rockbridge Rd
    Avondale Estates, GA 30002
    (678)874-1302

    Grades: K-7 | 585 students
  • Atlanta Dekalb Path Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45% / Reading: 36% | Top 50%
    3007 Hermance Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (404)846-3242

    Grades: 5-8 | 368 students
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