Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School

2162 Second Ave
Decatur, GA 30032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School serves 757 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy 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 16% (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 13% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to 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

Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School's student population of 757 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy 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 Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School is 0.12, 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
#2049 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
94%
37%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
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 Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School is Charles Drew Charter School Ja/sa (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Avondale Estates Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-7 | 563 students
    0.6 miles
    3131 Old Rockbridge Rd
    Avondale Estates, GA 30002
    (678) 874-1302
    0.6 K-7 563
  • Decatur Mcnair Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 630 students
    0.8 miles
    2190 Wallingford Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-5102
    0.8 6-8 630
  • Atlanta Charles Drew Charter School Ja/sa Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-12 | 766 students
    1.2 miles
    300 E Lake Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30317
    (404) 687-0001
    1.2 6-12 766
  • Atlanta B.e.s.t Academy Math: 17% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 393 students
    1.3 miles
    1190 Northwest Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    (404) 802-4900
    1.3 6-12 393
  • Atlanta Charles R. Drew Charter School Charter School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 991 students
    1.3 miles
    301 E Lake Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30317
    (404) 687-0001
    1.3 PK-5 991

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