Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter School

Serves grades KG - 8

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1402 Austin Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone
(404) 492-5061
District
DEKALB COUNTY
County
DEKALB COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
Yes
Students Enrolled
495
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

3

(10 is best)

Better than 23.4% of GA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 26 42
Proficiency in Reading 18 37
Proficiency in Math 33 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 20 44
Proficiency in Reading 22 42
Proficiency in Math 17 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 26 40
Proficiency in Reading 34 41
Proficiency in Math 17 39

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 17 38
Proficiency in Reading 23 39
Proficiency in Math 11 38

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 40
Proficiency in Reading 35 37
Proficiency in Math 38 43

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 20 38
Proficiency in Reading 25 42
Proficiency in Math 14.893617 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.69
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.73
AVG FOR STATE 15.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 69 13.9%
Grade 1 66 13.3%
Grade 2 62 12.5%
Grade 3 60 12.1%
Grade 4 62 12.5%
Grade 5 40 8.1%
Grade 6 60 12.1%
Grade 7 47 9.5%
Grade 8 29 5.9%
Total 495 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.4% 11.2% 41.8%
Black 95.7% 64.0% 38.1%
Hispanic 3.1% 17.7% 15.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 6.7% 4.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.5% 71.5% 61.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.8% 68.4% 56.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.7% 3.1% 5.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 682,122 10,519,475
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,626.7 180
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.1% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.9% 34.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.2% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 11.1% 13.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 251,839 3,709,488
Single Parent Households With Children 13.8% 12.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.3% 86.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 40.4% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.7% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.5% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.9% 18.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.7% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 11.1% 12.1%

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%