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: 2017 (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
191
Classroom Teachers
18

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.7% 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 87 44
Proficiency in Reading 73 42
Proficiency in Math 100 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 94 40
Proficiency in Reading 95 41
Proficiency in Math 92 39

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 38
Proficiency in Reading 89 39
Proficiency in Math 84 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.91
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.73
AVG FOR STATE 15.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 4 38 19.9%
Grade 5 74 38.7%
Grade 6 79 41.4%
Total 191 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.6% 11.2% 41.8%
Black 91.0% 64.0% 38.1%
Hispanic 2.6% 17.7% 15.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.2% 6.7% 4.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 49.7% 71.5% 61.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.0% 68.4% 56.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.8% 3.1% 5.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 682,122 10,429,379
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,626.7 179
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.1% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.9% 34.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.2% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 11.1% 12.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 251,839 3,663,104
Single Parent Households With Children 13.8% 12.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.3% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 40.4% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.7% 10.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.5% 12.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.9% 18.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.7% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 11.1% 13.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,034 $611,781,226 54.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $411 $41,670,879 3.7%
Staff $409 $41,468,101 3.7%
General Administration $130 $13,180,570 1.2%
School Administration $631 $63,976,459 5.6%
Operation $815 $82,632,035 7.3%
Transportation $492 $49,883,388 4.4%
Other $269 $27,273,641 2.4%
Total Support $3,157 $320,085,073 28.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,982 $200,952,998 17.7%
Total Expenditures $11,174 $1,132,920,686 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,908 $10,424,487,187 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $464 $817,904,811 4.2%
Staff $476 $839,400,798 4.4%
General Administration $115 $203,408,217 1.1%
School Administration $608 $1,073,421,486 5.6%
Operation $730 $1,287,546,949 6.7%
Transportation $452 $797,015,428 4.1%
Other $300 $528,538,209 2.7%
Total Support $3,144 $5,547,210,316 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,868 $3,295,173,393 17.1%
Total Expenditures $10,920 $19,267,109,479 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%