Dekalb School Of The Arts

Claimed
10/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
8-12
Students
358
Type
Public
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Academics
10/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Biology I
58%
State avg: 38%
9th Grade Literature
93%
State avg: 39%
Coordinate Algebra
54%
State avg: 34%
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10/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

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

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
98%
State avg: 79%
Average SAT score
1697
State avg: 1407
Average ACT score
24
State avg: 20
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10/10
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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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
61%
White
31%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<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
16 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
356 :1
State avg: 536 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 94%
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Neighborhood
1192 Clarendon Ave
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
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Last modified: July 17, 2017
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