Fulton County School District

786 Cleveland Avenue. Sw
Atlanta, GA 30315
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Fulton County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public charter schools serving 5,099 students in Fulton County School District. This district's average charter testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public charter schools in Georgia.
Public Charter Schools in Fulton County School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Georgia public charter school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 42% statewide average).
The top ranked public charter schools in Fulton County School District are Fulton Of Science And Technology, Amana School and Main Street Charter Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public charter school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
110 Schools
95 Schools
# Students
90,355 Students
72,388 Students
# Teachers
6,116 Teachers
4,152 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Fulton County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 220 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 87% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#18 out of 221 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fulton County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
49%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fulton 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 2020-21 school year data.
53%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fulton 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 2020-21 school year data.
88%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fulton County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.72
0.66
# American Indian Students
182 Students
166 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
10,820 Students
2,457 Students
% Asian Students
12%
4%
# Hispanic Students
14,359 Students
6,662 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
9%
# Black Students
38,427 Students
32,830 Students
% Black Students
42%
46%
# White Students
23,178 Students
26,197 Students
% White Students
26%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
58 Students
84 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,331 Students
3,294 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2,013
229
# Students in K Grade:
5,650
5,087
# Students in 1st Grade:
5,761
5,193
# Students in 2nd Grade:
6,149
5,117
# Students in 3rd Grade:
6,322
4,977
# Students in 4th Grade:
6,443
4,842
# Students in 5th Grade:
6,628
5,365
# Students in 6th Grade:
6,727
5,979
# Students in 7th Grade:
6,994
6,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
7,116
6,214
# Students in 9th Grade:
8,319
6,197
# Students in 10th Grade:
7,792
6,479
# Students in 11th Grade:
7,305
5,254
# Students in 12th Grade:
7,136
5,257
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,777 is higher than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,683 is higher than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$1,426 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fulton County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$1,327 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Fulton County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,777
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fulton County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,683
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fulton County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Fulton County School District Public Charter Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fulton Of Science And Technology
Charter School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11365 Crabapple Rd
Roswell, GA 30075
(678) 321-1100
Grades: K-8
| 595 students
Rank: #22.
Amana School
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
285 S Main St
Alpharetta, GA 30009
(678) 624-0989
Grades: K-8
| 760 students
Rank: #33.
Main Street Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2861 Lakeshore Dr
Atlanta, GA 30337
(404) 668-0261
Grades: K-8
| 819 students
Rank: #44.
Skyview High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5134 Old National Hwy
Atlanta, GA 30349
(404) 418-8812
Grades: 9-12
| 215 students
Rank: #55.
Hapeville Charter Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3510 Atlanta Ave
Atlanta, GA 30354
(404) 767-7730
Grades: 6-8
| 363 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Chattahoochee Hills Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9670 Rivertown Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
(678) 466-7285
Grades: K-8
| 451 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Rise Prep School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2626 Hogan Rd
Atlanta, GA 30344
(404) 669-8060
Grades: 6-8
| 336 students
Rank: #88.
Kipp South Fulton School
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1286 Washington Rd
Atlanta, GA 30344
(678) 278-0160
Grades: 5-8
| 389 students
Rank: #99.
Rise Grammar School
Charter School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2626 Hogan Rd
Atlanta, GA 30344
(404) 669-8060
Grades: K-5
| 510 students
Rank: #1010.
Hapeville Charter Career Academy
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6045 Buffington Rd
Atlanta, GA 30349
(404) 766-0101
Grades: 9-12
| 661 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 110 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 90,355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 49% (Top 10%)
  • : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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