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70%
  • Westchester Elementary School
  • 758 Scott Blvd, Decatur
  • Decatur City
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 232
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
67%
  • Oakhurst Elementary School
  • 175 Mead Rd, Decatur
  • Decatur City
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 465
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
67%
  • New Glennwood Elementary
  • 440 E Ponce De Leon Ave, Decatur
  • Decatur City
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
66%
  • Fifth Avenue Elementary
  • 758 Scott Boulevard, Decatur
  • Decatur City
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 671
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
66%
  • Renfroe Middle School
  • 220 W College Ave, Decatur
  • Decatur City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 934
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
57%
  • Winnona Park Elementary School
  • 510 Avery St, Decatur
  • Decatur City
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 376
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
57%
  • Clairemont Elementary School
  • 155 Erie Ave, Decatur
  • Decatur City
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 319
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
56%
  • Decatur High School
  • 310 N Mcdonough St, Decatur
  • Decatur City
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,073
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
55%
  • Briarlake Elementary School
  • 3590 Lavista Rd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
38%
  • Narvie Harris Elementary School
  • 3981 Mcgill Dr, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 858
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
30%
  • Rainbow Elementary School
  • 2801 Kelley Chapel Rd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 426
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
26%
  • Chapel Hill Middle School
  • 3535 Dogwood Farm Rd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 854
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
25%
  • Rockbridge Elementary School
  • 2084 Green Forrest Dr, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 428
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
23%
  • Southwest Dekalb High School
  • 2863 Kelley Chapel Rd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
22%
  • Bob Mathis Elementary School
  • 3505 Boring Rd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 460
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
20%
  • Chapel Hill Elementary School
  • 3536 Radcliffe Blvd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 632
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
19%
  • Miller Grove Middle School
  • 2215 Miller Rd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 977
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
17%
  • Canby Lane Elementary School
  • 4150 Green Hawk Trl, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 662
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
17%
  • Columbia Middle School
  • 3001 Columbia Dr, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 937
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
17%
  • Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School
  • 5200 Covington Hwy, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 902
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
16%
  • Cedar Grove Middle School
  • 2300 Wildcat Rd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 864
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
14%
  • Oakview Elementary
  • 3574 Oakvale Rd, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 811
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
n/a
  • Dekalb Regional Youth Detention Center
  • 2946 Clifton Springs Rd, Decatur
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Grades: 9 - 11 · Students: 10
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Coralwood Education Center
  • 2477 Coralwood Dr, Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 234
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
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Decatur school information

IndexDecaturGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores38%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools482,16479,221
Total private schools2451524,874
Total post-secondary schools91927,963
The Decatur, GA educational system consists of 48 public schools, 24 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools. Decatur public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 8% higher than than the Georgia average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Decatur public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.8% have completed high school, 72.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 17.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Decatur

IndexDecaturGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade94.1%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school93.8%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college85.9%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree75.7%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors72.3%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters37.7%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree17.1%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.4%1.3%1.3%

There are a total of 48 public schools, 24 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools in Decatur. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Decatur, GA schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Decatur, GA, an average of 94.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Decatur 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 Decatur, GA schools.

Source: The Decatur, 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.