DeKalb School of the Arts Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#79
College Readiness Index
81.3
Math Proficiency
3.3
English Proficiency
3.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • 08–12 Grades
  • 321 Students
  • 24 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 3rd 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 21 percent male and 79 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 69 percent. DeKalb School of the Arts is 1 of 24 high schools in the DeKalb County School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#79
State Rank
#3
Magnet Rank
#33

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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 321
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 69%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 77%
Full-Time Teachers 24

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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 91%
College Readiness Index 81.3

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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 24
Total Students 27,338
Proficient in English (district average) 76%
Proficient in Math (district average) 52%
College Readiness (district average) 24.3

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Nearby Schools

DeKalb School of the Arts is 1 of 24 schools in the DeKalb County School District.

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