Talley Street Upper Elementary School

2617 Talley St
Decatur, GA 30030
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 697 students in grades 3-5, Talley Street Upper Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher 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 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 5% in GA
  • : 68% (Top 5%)
  • : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Talley Street Upper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Talley Street Upper Elementary School's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Talley Street Upper Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Talley Street Upper Elementary School is 0.60, 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)
#85 out of 2168 schools
(Top 5%)
68%
36%
71%
39%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
18%
36%
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White
59%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch (20-21)
9%
53%
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Talley Street Upper Elementary School's ranking?
Talley Street Upper Elementary School is ranked #85 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Talley Street Upper Elementary School often compared to?
Talley Street Upper Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fifth Avenue Upper Elementary School, Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Talley Street Upper Elementary School?
697 students attend Talley Street Upper Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Talley Street Upper Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Talley Street Upper Elementary School?
Talley Street Upper Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Talley Street Upper Elementary School offer ?
Talley Street Upper Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Talley Street Upper Elementary School part of?
Talley Street Upper Elementary School is part of City Schools Of Decatur School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 68% (Top 5%)
  • : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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