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The Decatur School System

Decatur, Georgia, is one of the best places for families to live in the state. With just over 21,000 residents, it’s a small, refreshing part of the greater Atlanta metro area, which is home to more than 5.7 million people. Most of the 5,600 students in Decatur attend the City Schools of Decatur district, which consists of eight public schools for grades K-12.

Whether a student is just starting school, in their last year of graduate school, or anywhere in between, Varsity Tutors can help them. When you use the site to get connected with a private tutor, you can support your child’s academic success throughout their learning journey.

To learn how well the Decatur schools are preparing their students for state assessments, see the table below.

Decatur Test Scores

As your child nears the end of their high school years, they will face standardized exams such as the SAT or ACT. Students in Decatur also face numerous standardized exams throughout their years in school starting in third grade. The Georgia Milestones Assessment System helps keep students on track by assessing their skills in English language arts and math annually in grades 3-8, and in science and social studies in grades 5 and 8. There are also End-of-Course assessments for high school students in a number of subjects, including biology, literature and composition, US history, and more.

Private tutors in Decatur can help your child prepare for these standardized exams, but that’s just the beginning. Decatur tutors are available to guide your child through virtually any subject they may face. When a child’s learning style differs from the classroom instruction they receive, they might fall behind. Working with a private tutor can turn that around, as their tutor focuses on your child’s individual needs and helps them achieve successive small victories as they master their topic. This can give a student's confidence a boost, which can help them continue to face new challenges with motivation.

Decatur children benefit from receiving a quality public school education. Outlined in the table below is a listing of the best schools in the Decatur area as they compare to the rest of the schools in Georgia.

Decatur High School Rankings

High School Decatur Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Decatur High School 1 22 64%
DeKalb School of the Arts 2 25 71%
DeKalb Early College Academy 3 71 NA
Druid Hills High School 4 76 60%
Arabia Mountain High School 5 92 32%

While Decatur schools have reasonable classroom sizes, teachers still have to split their attention between every student in class while staying on pace with the curriculum. Sometimes students don't get the attention they need. You can see some Decatur high school student-teacher ratios below.

Decatur Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Decatur High School has a 14 1 student-teacher ratio.

Columbia High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Druid Hills High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

Arabia Mountain High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Clarkston High School has a 16 1 student-teacher ratio.

Georgia State Average has a 15 1 student-teacher ratio.

Being near Atlanta means Decatur graduates have a wide variety of quality colleges to attend near home. Some of the best universities in the area include:

Decatur University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
University of Georgia 68 54%
Emory University 27 25%
Georgia Institute of Technology 35 26%
Agnes Scott College 194 65%
Spelman College 273 36%
Georgia State University 511 59%
Morehouse College 799 66%
Kennesaw State University 836 59%
Clayton State University NA 41%
Life University NA 92%

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