Dekalb County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 11 public charter schools in Dekalb County School District, serving 7,498 students.
  • Public charter school in Dekalb County School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Georgia public charter school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average charter school ranking is in the top 20% of public charter schools in Georgia.
  • The top ranked public charter schools in Dekalb County School District are Museum School Avondale Estates, Globe Academy Charter School I and Chamblee Charter High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public charter school average of 62% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Georgia public charter school average of 18:1.

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 Schools11 Schools93 Schools
# of Students7,498 Students72,684 Students
# of Teachers525 Teachers3,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1

District Comparison

  • Dekalb County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 40 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 Score0.710.65
# of American Indian Students23 Students152 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students567 Students2,284 Students
% Asian Students
8%
3%
# of Hispanic Students1,521 Students7,556 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
10%
# of Black Students3,118 Students32,369 Students
% Black Students
42%
45%
# of White Students2,042 Students27,492 Students
% White Students
27%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student86 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students226 Students2,745 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 236
# of Students in Kindergarten:4434,798
# of Students in 1st Grade:4785,037
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4535,103
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3805,089
# of Students in 4th Grade:3974,911
# of Students in 5th Grade:4875,180
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,0066,138
# of Students in 7th Grade:9996,151
# of Students in 8th Grade:8705,770
# of Students in 9th Grade:6336,785
# of Students in 10th Grade:4996,585
# of Students in 11th Grade:4715,631
# of Students in 12th Grade:3825,270
# 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 Charter Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    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 | 1,664 student
  • 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 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
  • Destiny Achievers Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3595 Linecrest Rd
    Ellenwood, GA 30294
    (404)328-0898

    Grades: 9-12 | 221 students
  • Globe Academy Charter School I Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2225 Heritage Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (404)867-6183

    Grades: K-7 | 783 students
  • International Community School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2418 Wood Trail Ln
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (404)499-8969

    Grades: K-5 | 437 students
  • Leadership Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6400 Woodrow Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (404)656-3103

    Grades: K-8 | 462 students
  • Museum School Avondale Estates Charter School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3191 Covington Hwy
    Avondale Estates, GA 30002
    (404)292-9760

    Grades: K-8 | 566 students
  • Peachtree Middle School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4664 N Peachtree Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678)676-7702

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,579 student
  • Tapestry Public Charter School Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3130 Raymond Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (678)676-1200

    Grades: 6-11 | 205 students
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