Dekalb County Elementary Schools


The following Dekalb County Elementary Schools received these awards for high performance:

City School 2008 Award 2009 Award 2010 Award 2011 Award
Atlanta/Dunwoody Austin Platinum Platinum Platinum Gold
Atlanta/Dunwoody Vanderlyn Platinum Gold Gold Platinum
Atlanta Fernbank Silver Gold Bronze Silver
Atlanta Kittredge Magnet Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum
Atlanta Montgomery n/a Bronze Bronze Bronze
Atlanta Oak Grove Silver Bronze Bronze Bronze
Decatur Wadsworth Magnet n/a Bronze Gold Platinum
Doraville Evansdale n/a Bronze Bronze n/a
Tucker Livsey Gold Silver n/a n/a

Highest Percentage Award Criteria

  • Platinum Schools must have made AYP for 3 consecutive years and have a minimum of 35% Exceeding Standards and at least 98% of Students Meeting and Exceeding Standards.
  • Gold Schools must have made AYP for 2 consecutive years and have a minimum of 30% Exceeding Standards and at least 97% of Students Meeting and Exceeding Standards.
  • Silver Schools must have made AYP for 2 consecutive years and have a minimum of 25% Exceeding Standards and at least 96% of Students Meeting and Exceeding Standards.
  • Bronze Schools must not be in Needs Improvement status and have a minimum of 20% Exceeding Standards and at least 95% of Students Meeting and Exceeding Standards.

Source: Georgia Department of Education
Note: AYP is one of the cornerstones of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. It is a measure of year-to-year student achievement on statewide assessments.



The data contained herein is a summary of factual information only and does not indicate a preference for any particular school. How you choose to use this information is entirely up to you. There are other tests and indicators of school performance which you may choose to use in making decisions regarding your children's education.




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