Lake Forest Elementary School

5920 Sandy Springs Cir
Atlanta, GA 30328
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 652 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Lake Forest Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in GA
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Forest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Lake Forest Elementary School's student population of 652 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Forest Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lake Forest Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
#1478 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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18%
36%
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24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
83%
18%
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Black
11%
36%
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White
3%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Forest Elementary School's ranking?
Lake Forest Elementary School is ranked #1478 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Lake Forest Elementary School?
652 students attend Lake Forest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Lake Forest Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Forest Elementary School?
Lake Forest Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lake Forest Elementary School offer ?
Lake Forest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Lake Forest Elementary School part of?
Lake Forest Elementary School is part of Fulton County School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of Second Semester
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
Memorial Day (Schools Closed)
May 27, 2024 (Monday)
First Day of School
August 05, 2024 (Monday)
Labor Day (Schools Closed)
September 02, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break (Schools Closed)
October 14, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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