Towers High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
7.9
Math Proficiency
2.4
English Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,050 Students
  • 67 Teachers

Towers High School
3919 BROOKCREST CIRCLE
DECATUR, GA 30032

Phone: (678) 874-2202

District: DeKalb County School District

Overview

At Towers High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Towers High School is 28 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. Towers High School 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 None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 1,050
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 80%
Full-Time Teachers 67

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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 64%
Proficient in Math 42%
College Readiness Index 7.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
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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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

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

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