Students enrolled 988
School leader Tasharah M. Wilson
Transportation options Yes
District Dekalb County School District

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1626 N Druid Hills Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

(678) 874-6102
(678) 874-6110
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3 stars
Based on 12 ratings

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December 21, 2012
The student to teachers ratio is great at the school. I seems like the teachers are very helpful to the students, but the management don't have any clue. I read the previous comment parent involvement is low. You know why because the management is so lazy specially the registration office Ms. McCarly any parent who read this she is RUDE RUDE RUDE I travel three times out of state to get my son release paper from the school. She said he will not be getting credit if he leaves before the semester end. Why don't you worry about teaching kids instead of worrying about grades? We know Dekalb school is knows for writing false grade and i am not worry about grades anyway.

- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2012
i think cross keys can do better over all and get more parent involvment as well.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 09, 2010
Cross Keys has a diverse population of students who interact beautifully. considering their economic status and the fact that many of them speak English as a second language, they test very well. It was a privilege to teach them for many years.

- submitted by a teacher
January 27, 2010
Cross Keys is a school of chance. where all can enjoy a good high school education. The faculty is very different they give and keep on giving to improve the students.DeKalb school system really need to fund this school. I am not sure why the board and Dr. Lewis has turned thier back on this wondeful jewel.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2009
I am a student at Cross Keys, i think this is a very wonderful school. People generalize it as being a school full of gangs and bad influences, but its anything but that. The teachers help you out a lot, the administrators do the best they can with the low funding they receive to keep the school running. We excel in a lot of different things, but the school is not given the proper funding and parental involvement it needs because most of the parents are hard working and work more than one job.

- submitted by a student
September 10, 2008
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- submitted by a student
September 04, 2008
This school lacks the funding that it deserves, but it is definitely one of DeKalb County's best kept secrets. Cross Keys is a school for highly unique students who want the one-on-one attention while getting an education from educators who actually care. Cross Keys doesn't excel in football or basketball, but rather softball, baseball, swimming and soccer. Cross Keys is the leader in AP exam scores and it is known as an artistically inclined school. The counselors are helpful and the administration backs the student body. This high school is also known as the most diverse school in Atlanta with students from over 40 different nations. There are no cliques or stereotypes at this school and I am glad that I transferred my child from Druid Hills. I don't think I would've had my child attend any other school in Atlanta.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2006
The most impressive thing about Cross Keys is that the faculty cares. Although there test scores are low (due to a high immigration population), I have never seen such dedicated teachers and administrators. It is a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment which exposes the students to a variety of opportunities to learn about different cultures. You have immediate access to the faculty and they are always willing to listen and to work with you. We do need more parent involvement. I believe this may also be contributed to the high immigration population and difference in cultures. If you want your child to have the individual attention and not be lost in a crowd, this is the perfect school. Its positives far outweigh its negatives.

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
August 31, 2005
Cross Keys is a very diverse school. They won the state reading bowl in 2003-2004. Many students received math awards as well. Sports teams are more for fun and experience than for winning. Band changed to a concert format this year, so we will not hear as much from them during games. The art department is an unknown in 2005-2006. The administration is open to parents, but there is very little parental involvement in the school. This is a school where you can be successful if you try hard, but a poor student might not get the extra help needed. Chorus is just for fun. The drama department has not put on a play in years. The sculpture around the building is wonderful. I have had children at Cross Keys for the last six years.

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February 04, 2005
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September 16, 2004
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Cross Keys High School
1626 N Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta, GA  30319
(678) 874-6102
Last modified Cross Keys High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Cross Keys High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top