DeKalb School of the Arts Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#75
College Readiness Index
81.5
Math Proficiency
3.8
English Proficiency
3.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 08–12 Grades
  • 322 Students
  • 25 Teachers

DeKalb School of the Arts
1192 CLARENDON AVE
AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002

Phone: (678) 676-2502

District: DeKalb County School District

Overview

DeKalb School of the Arts is ranked 2nd within Georgia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at DeKalb School of the Arts is 100 percent. The student body makeup is 25 percent male and 75 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 70 percent. DeKalb School of the Arts is 1 of 27 high schools in the DeKalb County School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#75
State Rank
#2
Magnet Rank
#25

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 322
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 70%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 30%
Full-Time Teachers 25

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 100%
Proficient in Math 98%
College Readiness Index 81.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 08 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 27
Total Students 28,117
Proficient in English (district average) 86%
Proficient in Math (district average) 75%
College Readiness (district average) 22.5

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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