Vanderlyn Elementary School

1877 Vanderlyn Dr
Atlanta, GA 30338
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Vanderlyn Elementary School serves 493 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Vanderlyn Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Vanderlyn Elementary School's student population of 493 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Vanderlyn Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Vanderlyn Elementary School is 0.65, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#56 out of 2168 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
39%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
7%
36%
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White
44%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
5%
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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 Vanderlyn Elementary School's ranking?
Vanderlyn Elementary School is ranked #56 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Vanderlyn Elementary School often compared to?
Vanderlyn Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Austin Elementary School, Dunwoody Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Vanderlyn Elementary School?
493 students attend Vanderlyn Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Vanderlyn Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vanderlyn Elementary School?
Vanderlyn Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Vanderlyn Elementary School offer ?
Vanderlyn Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Vanderlyn Elementary School part of?
Vanderlyn Elementary School is part of Dekalb County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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