Peachcrest Elementary School

1530 Joy Ln
Decatur, GA 30032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Peachcrest Elementary School serves 968 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Peachcrest 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 13% (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 14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Peachcrest Elementary School's student population of 968 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students968 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

Peachcrest 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 Peachcrest Elementary School is 0.21, 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
#2061 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
89%
37%
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White
2%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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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 Peachcrest Elementary School is Towers High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Towers High School Math: 17% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 957 students
    0.5 miles
    3919 Brookcrest Cir
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-2202
    0.5 9-12 957
  • Decatur Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 517 students
    0.8 miles
    1402 Austin Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (404) 492-5061
    0.8 K-8 517
  • Decatur Snapfinger Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 722 students
    1.0 miles
    1365 Snapfinger Rd
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-1802
    1 PK-5 722
  • Decatur Columbia High School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,017 student
    1.4 miles
    2106 Columbia Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-0802
    1.4 9-12 1,017
  • Stone Mountain Rowland Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
    1.5 miles
    1317 S Indian Creek Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678) 676-6202
    1.5 PK-5 565

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