South Atlanta Law And Social Justice School

Claimed
5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
3
Grades
9-12
Students
294
Type
Public
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Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Biology I
18%
State avg: 38%
Analytic Geometry
4%
State avg: 33%
US History
43%
State avg: 39%
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1/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
74%
State avg: 79%
Average SAT score
1170
State avg: 1407
Average ACT score
15
State avg: 20
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
96%
Hispanic
3%
White
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
303 :1
State avg: 536 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 94%
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Neighborhood
800 Hutchens Rd Se
Atlanta, GA 30354
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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