Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers

Serves grades 4 - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3039 Santa Monica Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone
(678) 874-2402
District
DEKALB COUNTY
County
DEKALB COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
235
Classroom Teachers
20

* Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.9% of GA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Wadsworth Magnet School For High Achievers Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 96 43
Proficiency in Reading 100 42
Proficiency in Math 91 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 93 38
Proficiency in Reading 94 38
Proficiency in Math 91 37

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 93 39
Proficiency in Reading 96 40
Proficiency in Math 90 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.05
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.14
AVG FOR STATE 15.58
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 4 64 27.2%
Grade 5 81 34.5%
Grade 6 90 38.3%
Total 235 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.6% 11.2% 42.5%
Black 90.1% 65.0% 38.2%
Hispanic 2.6% 17.0% 15.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.7% 6.6% 3.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.2% 72.0% 61.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.4% 68.0% 56.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 4.0% 5.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 671,719 10,310,371
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,586.6 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.2% 6.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.9% 21.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.3% 34.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 25.6%
65 OR OLDER 10.3% 12.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 249,341 3,611,706
Single parent households with children 14.3% 13.0%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 88.2% 85.8%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 40.0% 29.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.7% 9.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.0% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.1% 11.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.3% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.9% 16.1%
$15,000 or less 12.0% 13.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,269 $523,675,372 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $347 $34,487,636 3.4%
Staff $499 $49,594,612 5.0%
General Administration $147 $14,610,036 1.5%
School Administration $539 $53,570,132 5.3%
Operation $756 $75,137,328 7.5%
Transportation $483 $48,004,404 4.8%
Other $228 $22,660,464 2.3%
Total Support $2,998 $297,965,224 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,806 $179,494,728 17.9%
Total Expenditures $10,074 $1,001,234,712 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,447 $9,570,142,822 54.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $410 $721,027,286 4.1%
Staff $434 $763,272,691 4.3%
General Administration $110 $193,135,633 1.1%
School Administration $549 $963,993,425 5.4%
Operation $691 $1,214,703,328 6.8%
Transportation $433 $759,901,301 4.3%
Other $321 $563,148,157 3.2%
Total Support $2,948 $5,179,267,633 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,699 $2,984,418,765 16.8%
Total Expenditures $10,094 $17,733,649,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%