RATINGS

District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Dekalb County School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
RATINGS

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Dekalb County School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
ACADEMICS

District Academic Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


ACADEMICS

Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

ACADEMICS

Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

ENVIRONMENT

Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

ENVIRONMENT

District Calendar


ENVIRONMENT

District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

ENVIRONMENT

Reviews From Schools in Dekalb County School District

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Parent / Guardian
April 18, 2024
Smoke Rise Elementary is an amazing school that has out performed the district and the state in several categories. Principal McCloud' has excelled over the last decade and this school is award... More
Parent / Guardian
April 11, 2024
Amazing school 10/10. The teachers, the academics and the facility are all amazing. Couldn't ask for a better school for my kids.
Parent / Guardian
April 10, 2024
Fernbank is a wonderful public school with a small, tightknit community vibe. The teachers, staff and admin are so personable and get to know your student and your family personally. The feeling of... More
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