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21%
  • Indian Creek Elementary School
  • 724 N Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 1,087
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
20%
  • Atlanta Area School For The Deaf
  • 890 N Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston
  • State Schools- Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 176
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 3:1
19%
  • Clarkston High School
  • 618 N Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,544
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
14%
  • Jolly Elementary School
  • 1070 Otello Ave, Clarkston
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 896
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Clarkston school information

IndexClarkstonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores18%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools52,16479,221
Total private schoolsn/a51524,874
Total post-secondary schools11927,963
The Clarkston, GA educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Clarkston public schools have average test scores of 18% which is 48% lower than than the Georgia average and 63% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clarkston public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 67.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 64.9% have completed high school, 19.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Clarkston

IndexClarkstonGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade67.7%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school64.9%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college42.7%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%

Clarkston, GA School Districts

DeKalb County School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Clarkston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clarkston, GA schools is 18%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Clarkston, GA, an average of 67.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Clarkston 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 Clarkston, GA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dunwoody, GA48,12860%23%
Avondale Estates, GA3,09553%8%
Duluth, GA28,68146%6%
Berkeley Lake, GA1,92446%7%
Chamblee, GA27,86245%8%
Clarkston, GA12,59418%63%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ardmore, PA12,59286%75%
Woodhaven, MI12,59043%12%
Terryville, NY12,58836%27%
Bensville, MD12,58451%3%
North Palm Beach, FL12,58155%12%
Clarkston, GA12,59418%63%
Source: The Clarkston, 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.