Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers

Overview

Student Enrollment
244
Best Middle School in Georgia
#2
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 4th grade to 6th grade
School District DeKalb County
Type Public
 Phone (678)874-2402
 Location 2084 Green Forrest Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
Charter School No

Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers has an academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 2nd in the best public middle schools in Georgia.

Racial Demographics

The Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers student body is almost exclusively Black with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White1.2%3
Black93.4%228
Hispanic2.5%6
Asian Pacific2.5%6
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.4%1
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other Georgia middle schools
Upper 26.2%

41.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Georgia middle school median of 59.7%. By this measure, Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers students are largely upper-middle income and rank 126th in Georgia for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
4th Grade83
5th Grade65
6th Grade96
Total244

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
89%
Rank in Georgia
2nd
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers scored an average 89% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Georgia Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.2% of Georgia middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*95% or more*
Boys80% to 84%*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black80% to 84%*95% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial--
Whitesuppressed*suppressed*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median15.1%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers
2084 Green Forrest Dr
Decatur, GA
30032
(678)874-2402

10 out of 10 1

District

DeKalb County
Stone Mountain, GA