Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts

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797 Fayetteville Rd Se

Atlanta, GA 30316

(678) 874-1302

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Grades: K - 7

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 551

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts

This is a good school and we would have really liked to stay but another option opened up. When we listed the positives of both options, there was no comparison. We couldn't see how DESA would prepare our child for next level. The primary concern (for DESA) seems to be maintaining the high pass rate ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/14

Good customer service. Great school spirit. This is our first year, but I feel as though this is a special place. Will update my review as time goes on

Posted by a parent on 08/21/14

this school is great for your little actor/singer/artist or musician. although starting in 4th grade you have to pick from the arts and one specialize in 2 (BUMMER) BUT my kid loves the violin teacher and the art teacher Ms Warner. I wish this school recycled though, doesn't seem to have a idea of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/29/14

Angel is 5yo. She absolutely love her Teachers & Friends. She is so happy to come home to show me the latest moves after practice. She has scored (761/900) 85% knowledge retained on the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)

Posted by a parent on 04/29/14

Great school. I as a grandparent am concerned about the bullying that goes on there. My granddaughter has been a student there since 1st grade. She is now in 3rd grade. She has been bullied since she started. This issue of bulling has not been addressed school-wide. Maybe individually- of the whole school. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/13

This school is AMAZING!! I absolutely enjoy it! I have gotten so many opportunities, and learned so many new things! It is a great school and i NEVER want to leave!!!!!!!!!!!! -Submitted by a Student

Posted by a other on 09/22/13

I love this school. My daughter started in Kindergartin with Mrs. Giles and is now in the 2nd in Mr. Gilbert. The teacher s are wonderful!!!! My daughter loves learning and this school plays a HUGE part in it!!! The principal Mr. Powell shows a lot of care for the students and strives for success. He ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/11

My daughter is in 5th grade this year, and has attended this school since kindergarten. Although all the staff is not perfect, I absolutely love the princial, Mr. Powell! He truly cares about the students & is always available to parents & students. I am happy to see this school's rating.

Posted by a parent on 08/04/11

I'm going to the school this year but my friend has been attending and she loves it she brags about it all the time she said she's a major at education she has one of the top scores in the school she's in discovery and she said the activities r fun and educational if u have not attended the school don't ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/23/11

I attend this school and while it has its problems that definitely need to be looked at, I am thoroughly shocked at the ugly reviews this school has recieved from PARENTS. No disrespect but honestly this is a very active school. I am a member of Shows to Go, BETA club, Student Council, and Discovery ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/06/11

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Test scores for Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts

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Test Year: 2012
Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts
Dekalb County School District
* In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Atlanta schools — Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts is located at 797 Fayetteville Rd Se, Atlanta GA 30316. 797 Fayetteville Rd Se is in the 30316 ZIP code in Atlanta, GA The school district for Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts is the Dekalb County School District. Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 7.
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