Kelley Lake Elementary School

2590 Kelly Lake Rd
Decatur, GA 30032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Kelley Lake Elementary School serves 347 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kelley Lake Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Kelley Lake Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Kelley Lake Elementary School's student population of 347 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Kelley Lake Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kelley Lake Elementary School is 0.14, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1687 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
93%
37%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.140.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kelley Lake Elementary School is Dekalb Regional Youth Detention Center (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mcnair Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flat Shoals Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Flat Shoals Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
    0.7 miles
    3226 Flat Shoals Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678) 874-4602
    0.7 PK-5 561
  • Decatur Mcnair Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 630 students
    0.9 miles
    2190 Wallingford Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-5102
    0.9 6-8 630
  • Decatur Toney Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    0.9 miles
    2701 Oakland Ter
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-2102
    0.9 PK-5 346
  • Decatur Columbia Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    1.5 miles
    3230 Columbia Woods Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-0702
    1.5 PK-5 562
  • Decatur Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 757 students
    1.6 miles
    2162 Second Ave
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-3402
    1.6 PK-5 757

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