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5035 Vermack Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338

(678) 874-8502
(678) 874-8510
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October 17, 2015
We were new residents to Georgia and when we were seeking an upscale neighborhood with outstanding schools to move to, Dunwoody came up over and over again. I now know why. The high school is a gem. It has accomplished faculty and highly motivated students. I counted no less than 6 national merit semi-finalists during this current semester alone. I learned of many Ivy league student acceptances and numerous other academic accomplishments. They put the right emphasis on the right things and we are very pleased.

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July 22, 2015
I am a current student at Dunwoody and I can't say enough great things about my fellow students, the teachers, the coaches, the parents, and the community at large. They all converge to make Dunwoody a top school that prepares students well both for college and for life.

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July 22, 2015
I am a current student at Dunwoody High School (DHS). I transferred from a private school in the area and I am so pleased that I did. I am positive that the academic preparation I receive here will more than prepare me to get into and succeed at a top university. DHS has a diverse student body, a super helpful faculty, a friendly student body, and is located in a great community. I play Lacrosse and the parent booster club is very highly organized which makes fundraising for our team a breeze. I would highly recommend my high school to all students interested in a first rate educational experience.

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July 21, 2015
Dunwoody High School is a great school with exemplary parental and neighborhood support. The sense of community at this school is unlike any I have experienced before. There are some amazing teachers and some highly motivated students. Recently, the captain of the football team went on to attend Harvard! Enough said.

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May 15, 2015
My daughter attends Dunwoody and is a junior this year. We had a new principal this school year and he is absolutely fantastic. Mr. McFerrin has turned this school around 180 degrees from what it was under the previous "leadership"... he is professional, approachable, hands-on, and works extremely well with the parents and the students. I can't say enough good things about him. My daughter has had excellent teachers and a variety of choices in extra-curricular activities. My only gripe is that DeKalb County needs to provide some funds for the athletic field... too many different sports are trying to use the field after school. Overall, I think Dunwoody is a really good school now and would recommend it.

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January 31, 2015
Dunwoody High School is a diverse school with many unique options on the academic side. The teachers are top notch and many freely give of their time through early morning tutoring sessions for the students and I applaud them for their dedication. Many students go on to very good colleges across the country.

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January 06, 2015
I have a child in Dunwoody High. Fabulous school. The teachers are great. Academics are wonderful.

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May 11, 2014
Not great. Poor academics, and not much support for academic endeavors outside of the classroom. Almost all good teachers leave as well. Don't go here.

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April 17, 2012
LOVE Dunwoody High School! I'll admit I was nervous to put my son into the school 3 years ago. But with Mr. Swanson as the principal we have seen big changes! The school is redone, the fine arts is taking off and with the new Finance and Mass Communication Academies we are on the way to a GREAT school! If we could become a Charter school it would be perfect!

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February 22, 2012
One of the up and coming arts schools. Despite some a Dunwoody's less than capable staff, and lact a top cleanliness standards; the school is not all bad. The fine arts department is usually neglected in most public schools, but the new principle is very supportive of the arts. Dunwoody's new Choir program is in more capable hands, the orchestra is doing well, and their band program is exellent. The band director at Dunwoody has turned the marching band and symphonic band around. They are own their way up and there is no stop in sight.

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November 27, 2011
best school in dekalb county. This school has some of the famous alumni such as ryan seacreast.

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March 14, 2011
Very decent for a public school. I went to Dunwoody all four years and I'm now at a top 10 liberal arts college. I feel fully prepared for high level education. Dunwoody has some awful teachers and some amazing ones. You just have to be more self-motivated in the classes where the teachers are lacking. I don't know what other schools you kids went to, but as far as public schools go, while Dunwoody isn't the best of the best, it is definitely doing a great job in most areas. Do your work and want to learn and high school will make itself for you.

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December 05, 2009
Dunwoody is not a good school. I have personally attended this school. My year now is 2009. Dunwoody is not a clean environment at all!!! They have nasty restrooms, dirty cafeteria, dust everywhere, and bugs out of this world. Parents are fooled by the PTA. Dunwoody does not have great grade teachers and more students are failing or either dropping out. I would not recommend you of letting your child go to this school. Also i left out how student are sleep in classes because they say it is boring and the teacher dosen't teach. Teachers think calling parents work but, it does not.

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October 03, 2009
It is a great school with great leadership. Dr. Kevin Harris is doing an awesome job to ensure a good environment for students to learn, excel, and be successful.

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March 15, 2009
dunwoody highschool is probably the worst school i have attended thus far. The teachers i have had do not get involed with the students like they should. the dunwoody administrators are completley unorganized and unprepared for major situations. the school food is horrible. the school is way to small for that many students to be there and i wouldn't suggest transferring your kid here.

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October 31, 2007
I attended a smaller, private, catholic school for two years of high school before transferring to Dunwoody. I have grown to absolutely love Dunwoody, its students, and teachers. While switching high schools is never easy, I without a doubt recommend switching if you or your child is unhappy in the private school that they attend (and DHS is your district school). I have found that the teachers are much more relaxed and willing to help. Overall the quality of education is not incredibly challenging in general classes but then again, this depends on the classes you take, as well as your own personal motivation. DHS isn't perfect, but I wouldn't trade my time spent here for anything.

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November 29, 2006
Dunwoody high school offers students many classes that they could take advantage of to use in future careers

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October 10, 2006
To be honest the administrative staff is a major concern for me at Dunwoody High School. My second concern is the teachers and their ability to really teach our children. Are they effective and how well educated are they in regards to the subject they actually teach. I can not question the integrity of the Principal at Dunwoody High, but I am concerned about her ability to make sure that there is fair treatment to all students of all cultures.

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August 30, 2005
We have been very happy with Dunwoody High School. Stayong involved is key.

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Dunwoody High School
5035 Vermack Rd, Dunwoody, GA  30338
(678) 874-8502
Last modified Dunwoody High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Dunwoody High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 39 reviews. Top