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DeKalb School of the Arts
  • Public, Magnet
  • AVONDALE ESTATES, GA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade unavailable
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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DeKalb School of the Arts is a top rated, public, magnet school located in AVONDALE ESTATES, GA. It has 411 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1210
189 responses
Average ACT
25
102 responses
AP Enrollment
53%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$65,116
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,224
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$235,300
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 104 responses
  • Fringe Festival
    20%
  • Spring Musical
    17%
  • Dance Concert
    12%
  • Media Time Specials
    12%
  • Dark Night
    10%
  • Premier Weekend
    9%
  • Black History Tour Show
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
411
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
19%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,301
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.7%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 26 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 26 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 26 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,236 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 30 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 30 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 30 responses

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