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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 minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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DeKalb School of the Arts is a top rated, public, magnet school located in AVONDALE ESTATES, GA. It has 431 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 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
1200
155 responses
Average ACT
25
92 responses
AP Enrollment
53%

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Living in the Area

grade unavailable
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$62,399
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,169
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$215,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 96 responses
  • Fringe Festival
    21%
  • Spring Musical
    18%
  • Dance Concert
    11%
  • Media Time Specials
    11%
  • Dark Night
    10%
  • Premier Weekend
    8%
  • ThesCon
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
431
Free or Reduced Lunch
25%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 20 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,301
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.7%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 25 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
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 29 responses
31%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 29 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 29 responses

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