Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers

3039 Santa Monica Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers serves 147 students in grades 4-6.
Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers placed in the top 1% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than 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

Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers's student population of 147 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers is ranked within the top 1% 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 Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers is 0.15, 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
#7 out of 2188 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
92%
37%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers is Columbia High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Columbia High School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,017 student
    0.4 miles
    2106 Columbia Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-0802
    0.4 9-12 1,017
  • Decatur Columbia Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    0.7 miles
    3230 Columbia Woods Dr
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-0702
    0.7 PK-5 562
  • Decatur Snapfinger Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 722 students
    0.8 miles
    1365 Snapfinger Rd
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-1802
    0.8 PK-5 722
  • Decatur Toney Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    1.1 miles
    2701 Oakland Ter
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-2102
    1.1 PK-5 346
  • Decatur Peachcrest Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 968 students
    1.5 miles
    1530 Joy Ln
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (678) 874-1402
    1.5 PK-5 968

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Quality starts with the Principal and filters down to the teachers, then down to the ancillary staff and finally the students. It's a real blessing to find a school like this. They care for the whole child. I worry about what happens after Wadsworth. Where can we go where you have trust of a good education and a place that truly cares for (particularly) a child of color? I am sure that white kids would receive the same love as my child with open arms . It's just refreshing that a child of color will be judged by the content of character that might be missing somewhere else. I would welcome this school expanding grades because of the excellence in the fiber of the school, that appears missing in so many other schools. Go Panthers!!!
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This is an amazing school the best in the district
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