Details overview

Hours 07:45 AM - 02:15 PM
School leader Dr. Dontae M. Andrews
District Dekalb County School District
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0


Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school International baccalaureate
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing


including: Band
Music Band
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish


including: Parent involvement center
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Developmental delay
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Other health impairment
English Language Learner program details We offer an ELL Pull-Out program for our ELL students.

Early childhood program

Early childhood starting age 4 years old
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 22
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 24
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 27

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Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 88% 38%
Hispanic 3% 13%
White 3% 41%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 59%
English Language Learners 11% 7%
Source: See notes


Girls Sports
Boys Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM


Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Druid Hills Middle School
Parent involvement details The PTA has established a strong connection with parents through our weekly courier, phone calls, PTA meetings to ensure student needs are met.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying The district has a 'zero tolerance policy' that we adhere to and follow on a daily basis. We conduct an investigation when forms are submitted. The counselor coordinates a "Drugs and Bullying Prevention Program" during the first semester. Students participate in various ways during the program and that week. i.e. posters, skits, chants.


including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Staff details At Avondale Elementary, we have a very dedicated faculty and staff that works hard to ensure we provide a successful learning environment for our students.


Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Paid public transportation


Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone


Student diversity GA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group GA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
  NCES, 2011-2012