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79%
  • Morningside Elementary School
  • 1053 E Rock Springs Rd Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 827
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
78%
  • Jackson Elementary School
  • 1325 Mount Paran Rd Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 834
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
77%
  • Lin Elementary School
  • 586 Candler Park Dr Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
77%
  • Brandon Elementary School
  • 2741 Howell Mill Rd Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 1,057
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
76%
  • Springdale Park Elementary School
  • 1246 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 672
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
68%
  • Fernbank Elementary School
  • 157 Heaton Park Dr Ne, Atlanta
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 605
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
65%
  • Inman Middle School
  • 774 Virginia Ave Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,001
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
65%
  • Smith Elementary School
  • 370 Old Ivy Rd Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 1,115
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Globe Academy Charter School I
  • 2225 Heritage Dr Ne, Atlanta
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 439
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
62%
  • Oak Grove Elementary School
  • 1857 Oak Grove Rd Ne, Atlanta
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 628
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
61%
  • Atlanta Classical Academy
  • 3260 Northside Dr Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 486
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
56%
  • Rivers Elementary School
  • 8 Peachtree Battle Ave Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 633
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
55%
  • Early College High School At Carver
  • 55 Mcdonough Blvd Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 321
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
55%
  • Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Elementary
  • 688 Grant St Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 432
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
54%
  • Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Middle School
  • 820 Essie Ave Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 235
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
53%
  • Sutton Middle School
  • 2875 Northside Dr Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,448
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
52%
  • Sagamore Hills Elementary School
  • 1865 Alderbrook Rd Ne, Atlanta
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 435
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
52%
  • Charles R. Drew Charter School
  • 301 E Lake Blvd Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 979
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
47%
  • Kindezi
  • 1890 Detroit Ave Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 214
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
46%
  • Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts
  • 797 Fayetteville Rd Se, Atlanta
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 533
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
45%
  • Henderson Mill Elementary School
  • 2408 Henderson Mill Rd Ne, Atlanta
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 604
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
45%
  • North Atlanta High School
  • 4111 Northside Pkwy Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,657
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
44%
  • Kipp Strive Academy
  • 1444 Lucile Ave Sw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 335
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
43%
  • Charles Drew Charter School Ja/sa
  • 300 E Lake Blvd Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 10 · Students: 567
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
41%
  • Wesley International Academy Charter Facility
  • 211 Memorial Dr Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 772
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
41%
  • Lakeside High School
  • 3801 Briarcliff Rd Ne, Atlanta
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,048
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
40%
  • West Manor Elementary School
  • 570 Lynhurst Dr Sw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
40%
  • Hawthorne Elementary School
  • 2535 Caladium Dr Ne, Atlanta
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 398
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
39%
  • Grady High School
  • 929 Charles Allen Dr Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,287
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
36%
  • Garden Hills Elementary School
  • 285 Sheridan Dr Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 611
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
35%
  • Kipp West Atlanta Young Schoololars Academy
  • 350 Temple St Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 335
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
35%
  • Westside Atlanta Charter School
  • 1903 Drew Dr Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 162
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
33%
  • Bolton Academy
  • 2268 Adams Dr Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 618
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
32%
  • Beecher Hills Elementary School
  • 2257 Bolling Brook Dr Sw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
32%
  • Burgess-peterson Elementary School
  • 480 Clifton St Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 361
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
32%
  • Kipp Atlanta Collegiate
  • 98 Anderson Avenue, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 525
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
31%
  • Georgia Cyber Academy
  • 503 Oak Pl Ste 540, Atlanta
  • State Charter Schools- Georgia Cyber Academy
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 13,659
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 42:1
30%
  • Randolph Elementary School
  • 5320 Campbellton Rd Sw, Atlanta
  • Fulton County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 643
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
28%
  • Latin Academy Charter School
  • 1442 Metropolitan Parkway. Sw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 277
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
28%
  • Parkside Elementary School
  • 685 Mercer St Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 584
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
27%
  • Cleveland Elementary School
  • 2672 Old Hapeville Rd Sw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 365
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
27%
  • Toomer Elementary School
  • 65 Rogers St Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 343
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
27%
  • The John Hope-charles Walter Hill Elementary Schools
  • 112 Boulevard Ne, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 352
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
27%
  • Westlake High School
  • 2400 Union Rd Sw, Atlanta
  • Fulton County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,023
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
26%
  • Sandtown Middle School
  • 5400 Campbellton Rd Sw, Atlanta
  • Fulton County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,168
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
26%
  • Centennial Academy
  • 531 Luckie St Nw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 634
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
25%
  • Booker T. Washington High School
  • 45 Whitehouse Dr Sw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 835
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
24%
  • Deerwood Academy School
  • 3070 Fairburn Rd Sw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 660
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
24%
  • Kipp Vision
  • 660 Mcwilliams Rd Se, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 345
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
23%
  • M. A. Jones Elementary School
  • 1040 Fair St Sw, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 587
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Atlanta school information

IndexAtlantaGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores28%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools1552,16479,221
Total private schools6451524,874
Total post-secondary schools461927,963
The Atlanta, GA educational system consists of 155 public schools, 64 private schools and 46 post-secondary schools. Atlanta public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 22% lower than than the Georgia average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Atlanta public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.6% have completed high school, 48.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Atlanta

IndexAtlantaGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school86.6%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college70.3%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.3%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters21.2%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.3%1.3%

There are a total of 155 public schools, 64 private schools and 46 post-secondary schools in Atlanta. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Atlanta, GA schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Atlanta, GA, an average of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Atlanta schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Atlanta, GA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dunwoody, GA48,12860%23%
Avondale Estates, GA3,09553%8%
Marietta, GA59,71453%7%
Chamblee, GA27,86245%8%
Druid Hills, GA13,44443%13%
Atlanta, GA456,37828%44%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Virginia Beach, VA449,73382%67%
Colorado Springs, CO448,75937%25%
Omaha, NE443,07272%47%
Long Beach, CA469,79337%25%
Mesa, AZ470,45639%21%
Atlanta, GA456,37828%44%
Source: The Atlanta, GA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.