Mclendon Elementary School

3169 Hollywood Dr
Decatur, GA 30033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Mclendon Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mclendon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (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 90% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mclendon Elementary School's student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Mclendon 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 Mclendon Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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
#1118 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
27%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
15%
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Black
42%
37%
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White
10%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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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 Mclendon Elementary School is Atlanta Area School For The Deaf (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Druid Hills Middle School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Druid Hills Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 929 students
    1.1 miles
    3100 Mount Olive Dr
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678) 874-7602
    1.1 6-8 929
  • Decatur Laurel Ridge Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    1.1 miles
    1215 Balsam Dr
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (678) 874-6902
    1.1 PK-5 473
  • Scottdale Robert Shaw Theme School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    1.3 miles
    385 Glendale Rd
    Scottdale, GA 30079
    (678) 676-6002
    1.3 PK-5 486
  • Clarkston Atlanta Area School For The Deaf Special Education School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 169 students
    1.4 miles
    890 N Indian Creek Dr
    Clarkston, GA 30021
    (404) 298-4868
    1.4 PK-12 169
  • Clarkston Indian Creek Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,182 student
    1.5 miles
    724 N Indian Creek Dr
    Clarkston, GA 30021
    (678) 676-5702
    1.5 PK-5 1,182

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