Top 10 Best Dekalb County Public Preschools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 84 public preschools serving 51,668 students in Dekalb County, GA. The top ranked public preschools in Dekalb County, GA are Oakhurst Elementary School, Winnona Park Elementary School and Vanderlyn Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dekalb County, GA public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Georgia public pre school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 41% statewide average). Pre schools in Dekalb County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public preschool average of 62% (majority Black).

Top Dekalb County Public Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Oakhurst Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    175 Mead Rd
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4470

    Grades: PK-3 | 544 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Winnona Park Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    510 Avery St
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4490

    Grades: PK-3 | 481 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Vanderlyn Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1877 Vanderlyn Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-9002

    Grades: PK-5 | 705 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Austin Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5435 Roberts Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-8102

    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Westchester Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    758 Scott Blvd
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4400

    Grades: PK-3 | 332 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Ashford Park Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2968 Cravenridge Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678) 676-6702

    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Dunwoody Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1923 Womack Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 875-4002

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,090 student
  • Rank: #88.
    New Glennwood Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    440 E Ponce De Leon Ave
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4435

    Grades: PK-3 | 322 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Oak Grove Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1857 Oak Grove Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (678) 874-7402

    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Montgomery Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3995 Ashford Dunwoody Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (678) 676-7502

    Grades: PK-5 | 734 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Charles R. Drew Charter School Charter School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    301 E Lake Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30317
    (404) 687-0001

    Grades: PK-5 | 991 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Briarlake Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3590 Lavista Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678) 874-2502

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Clairemont Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    155 Erie Ave
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 370-4450

    Grades: PK-3 | 348 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Chesnut Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4576 N Peachtree Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 676-7102

    Grades: PK-5 | 453 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Robert Shaw Theme School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    385 Glendale Rd
    Scottdale, GA 30079
    (678) 676-6002

    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Laurel Ridge Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1215 Balsam Dr
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678) 874-6902

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Sagamore Hills Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1865 Alderbrook Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (678) 874-7502

    Grades: PK-5 | 431 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Wynbrooke Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    440 Wicksbury Way
    Stone Mountain, GA 30087
    (678) 676-5002

    Grades: PK-5 | 797 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Livsey Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4137 Livsey Rd
    Tucker, GA 30084
    (678) 874-3302

    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Henderson Mill Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2408 Henderson Mill Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (678) 874-3102

    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Kingsley Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2051 Brendon Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30338
    (678) 874-8902

    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Midvale Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3836 Midvale Rd
    Tucker, GA 30084
    (678) 874-3402

    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Burgess-peterson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    480 Clifton St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30316
    (404) 802-3400

    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Fernbank Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    157 Heaton Park Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30307
    (678) 874-9302

    Grades: PK-5 | 868 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Huntley Hills Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2112 Seaman Cir
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (678) 676-7402

    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Evansdale Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2914 Evans Woods Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (678) 874-2702

    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Marbut Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5776 Marbut Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30058
    (678) 676-8802

    Grades: PK-5 | 776 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Pleasantdale Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3695 Northlake Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (678) 874-3502

    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Edward L. Bouie- Senior Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5100 Rock Springs Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678) 676-8202

    Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Briar Vista Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1131 Briar Vista Ter Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30324
    (678) 874-5902

    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Smoke Rise Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1991 Silver Hill Rd
    Stone Mountain, GA 30087
    (678) 874-3602

    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Mclendon Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3169 Hollywood Dr
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678) 676-5902

    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Narvie Harris Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3981 Mcgill Dr
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678) 676-9202

    Grades: PK-5 | 821 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Brockett Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1855 Brockett Rd
    Tucker, GA 30084
    (678) 874-2602

    Grades: PK-5 | 463 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Hawthorne Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2535 Caladium Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (678) 874-2802

    Grades: PK-5 | 402 students
  • Show 49 more public schools in Dekalb County, GA (out of 84 total schools)
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