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Southwest Dekalb High School

Southwest Dekalb High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Education Quality
Cost Of Living
Institution Type: Public Setting: Suburban


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Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



67% of students graduate from Southwest Dekalb High School

Test Scores

1319 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 432
SAT Verbal 450
SAT Writing 437

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,526
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 409
10 352
11 368
12 397

Southwest Dekalb High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Southwest Dekalb High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

62% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Southwest Dekalb High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 97%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
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