Decatur school information

IndexDecaturGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores74%84%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools482,17679,235
Total private schools2451524,875
Total post-secondary schools91947,965

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  • The average school test scores in Decatur are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 48 public schools in Decatur.
  • 95.2% of people in Decatur have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.6% of people in Decatur have completed high school.
  • 71.2% of people in Decatur have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Decatur

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  • Bob Mathis Elementary School3505 Boring RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 37 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Briarlake Elementary School3590 Lavista RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 436 · Ratio: 14:190
  • Canby Lane Elementary School4150 Green Hawk TrlGrades: PK - 05Students: 562 · Ratio: 15:168
  • Cedar Grove Middle School2300 Wildcat RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 941 · Ratio: 16:163
  • Chapel Hill Elementary School3536 Radcliffe BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 688 · Ratio: 16:171
  • Chapel Hill Middle School3535 Dogwood Farm RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,029 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Clairemont Elementary School155 Erie AveGrades: KG - 03Students: 356 · Ratio: 13:196
  • Columbia Elementary School3230 Columbia Woods DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 555 · Ratio: 17:164
  • Columbia High School2106 Columbia DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,199 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Columbia Middle School3001 Columbia DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,028 · Ratio: 15:169
  • Coralwood Education Center2477 Coralwood DrGrades: PK - KGStudents: 174 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Decatur High School310 N Mcdonough StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 758 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Dekalb Regional Youth Detention Center2946 Clifton Springs RdGrades: 08 - 10Students: 16 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Dekalb Transition School2670 Old Wesley Chapel RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 37 · Ratio: 4:141
  • Druid Hills Middle School3100 Mount Olive DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,079 · Ratio: 14:179
  • Fifth Avenue Elementary758 Scott BoulevardGrades: 04 - 05Students: 41 · Ratio: 14:193
  • Flat Shoals Elementary School3226 Flat Shoals RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 34 · Ratio: 13:155
  • International Community School3260 Covington HwyGrades: KG - 06Students: 383 · Ratio: 10:179
  • Kelley Lake Elementary School2590 Kelly Lake RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 346 · Ratio: 13:171
  • Knollwood Elementary School3039 Santa Monica DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 269 · Ratio: 13:163
  • Laurel Ridge Elementary School1215 Balsam DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 354 · Ratio: 12:184
  • Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School5200 Covington HwyGrades: 06 - 08Students: 903 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Mclendon Elementary School3169 Hollywood DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 557 · Ratio: 16:160
  • Mcnair Middle School2190 Wallingford DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 774 · Ratio: 13:163
  • Midway Elementary School3318 Midway RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 475 · Ratio: 14:161
  • Miller Grove Middle School2215 Miller RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,038 · Ratio: 17:173
  • Narvie Harris Elementary School3981 Mcgill DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 973 · Ratio: 19:189
  • New Glennwood Elementary440 East Ponce De Leon AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:186
  • Oakhurst Elementary School175 Mead RdGrades: KG - 03Students: 345 · Ratio: 14:195
  • Oakview Elementary3574 Oakvale RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 806 · Ratio: 16:163
  • Rainbow Elementary School2801 Kelley Chapel RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 499 · Ratio: 15:166
  • Renfroe Middle School220 W College AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 654 · Ratio: 14:193
  • Ronald E Mcnair Discover Learning Academy Elementa2162 Second AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 82 · Ratio: 15:163
  • Snapfinger Elementary School1365 Snapfinger RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 476 · Ratio: 15:163
  • Southwest Dekalb High School2863 Kelley Chapel RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,667 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Toney Elementary School2701 Oakland TerGrades: PK - 05Students: 453 · Ratio: 17:163
  • Towers High School3919 Brookcrest CirGrades: 09 - 12Students: 935 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers2084 Green Forrest DrGrades: 04 - 06Students: 153 · Ratio: 11:1100
  • Winnona Park Elementary School510 Avery StGrades: KG - 03Students: 38 · Ratio: 14:195

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Education level achieved in Decatur

IndexDecaturGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade95.2%81.6%83.8%
Completed high school94.6%80.1%82.4%
Completed some college85.9%56.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree74.4%35.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors71.2%28.3%29.3%
Completed masters36.9%10.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree16.1%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate7.2%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Decatur (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dunwoody, GA47,18294%37%
Scottdale, GA9,84792%34%
Berkeley Lake, GA1,73990%33%
Lilburn, GA12,16290%33%
Marietta, GA58,43690%33%
Decatur, GA19,88874%8%

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Windsor, CO19,86570%3%
Cartersville, GA19,85889%30%
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Evergreen Park, IL19,92486%27%
Decatur, GA19,88874%8%
Source: The Decatur, GA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.