School Enrollment & Student Achievement Trends in Greater Atlanta

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School Enrollment & Student Achievement Trends in Greater Atlanta

  1. 1. School Enrollment and StudentAchievement Trendsin Greater AtlantaAtlanta Regional CommissionRegional Snapshot: May 2013For more information contact:mcarnathan@atlantaregional.com
  2. 2. 26,101 , 4%264,003 ,36%45,146 , 6%13,728 ,2%376,959 ,52%20-County School Composition,2000Dramatically Changing SchoolCompositionQuick Facts:• In 2000, 52 percent ofthe students enrolledin the region’s publicschools were White• Only six percent wereHispanicSource: GA DOE – October counts
  3. 3. 48,821 , 5%353,280 ,38%148,787 ,16%31,481 , 4%346,476 ,37%26,101 , 4%264,003 ,36%45,146 , 6%13,728 ,2%376,959 ,52%20-County School Composition,200020-County School Composition,2012Dramatically Changing SchoolCompositionSource: GA DOE – October counts
  4. 4. 48,821 , 5%353,280 ,38%148,787 ,16%31,481 , 4%346,476 ,37%20-County School Composition,2012Dramatically Changing SchoolCompositionQuick Facts:• By 2012, the region’sWhite enrollment inpublic schools declined bymore than 30,000students. Today, only 37percent of the studentbody is White.• During the same period,Hispanic enrollmentincreased by more than100,000 students,increasing the overallHispanic share to 16percent.Source: GA DOE – October counts
  5. 5. 148-138-58-32-47-343406-7226044,1924851,8952,911-9865706387551781,0621,32645355326-258575-218306-345-10.0% -5.0% 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% 30.0%WaltonSpaldingSocial Circle CityRockdalePauldingNewtonMarietta CityHenryHallGwinnettGainesville CityFultonForsythFayetteDouglasDeKalbDecatur CityCowetaCobbClaytonCherokeeCartersville CityCarrollton CityCarrollBuford CityBartowBarrowAtlanta CityEnrollment Changes Since 2010(October 2010 – October 2012)Source: GA DOE – October counts
  6. 6. 148-138-58-32-47-343406-7226044,1924851,8952,911-9865706387551781,0621,32645355326-258575-218306-345-10.0% -5.0% 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% 30.0%WaltonSpaldingSocial Circle CityRockdalePauldingNewtonMarietta CityHenryHallGwinnettGainesville CityFultonForsythFayetteDouglasDeKalbDecatur CityCowetaCobbClaytonCherokeeCartersville CityCarrollton CityCarrollBuford CityBartowBarrowAtlanta CityEnrollment Changes Since 2010(October 2010 – October 2012)Quick Facts:• Gwinnett school districts added mostnumber of new students, 2010-2012, upalmost 4,200• Decatur city schools had the largestpercentage increase, up 26 percentbetween 2010-2012.Source: GA DOE – October counts
  7. 7. -60.0% -40.0% -20.0% 0.0% 20.0% 40.0% 60.0%Atlanta CityBarrowBartowBuford CityCarrollCarrollton CityCartersville CityCherokeeClaytonCobbCowetaDecatur CityDeKalbDouglasFayetteForsythFultonGainesville CityGwinnettHallHenryMarietta CityNewtonPauldingRockdaleSocial Circle CitySpaldingWaltonWhite Black Asian HispanicComposition Change: Percentage PointChange in Enrollment, by Race, 2000-2012Source: GA DOE – October counts
  8. 8. -60.0% -40.0% -20.0% 0.0% 20.0% 40.0% 60.0%Atlanta CityBarrowBartowBuford CityCarrollCarrollton CityCartersville CityCherokeeClaytonCobbCowetaDecatur CityDeKalbDouglasFayetteForsythFultonGainesville CityGwinnettHallHenryMarietta CityNewtonPauldingRockdaleSocial Circle CitySpaldingWaltonWhite Black Asian HispanicComposition Change: Percentage PointChange in Enrollment, by Race, 2000-2012Quick Facts:• This chart ismeasuringchange incomposition, notloss or gain• Almost everysystem sawpercentage-pointdeclines in Whiteenrollment. OnlyAtlanta, Decaturand Social Circlehad increase inWhite share ofenrollment.Source: GA DOE – October counts
  9. 9. Race/Ethnic Composition by School District,2012Quick Facts:• This chart ismeasuringchange incomposition, notloss or gain• Almost everysystem sawpercentage-pointdeclines in Whiteenrollment. OnlyAtlanta, Decaturand Social Circlehad increase inWhite share ofenrollment.0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%WaltonSpaldingSocial Circle CityRockdalePauldingNewtonMarietta CityHenryHallGwinnettGainesville CityFultonForsythFayetteDouglasDeKalbDecatur CityCowetaCobbClaytonCherokeeCartersville CityCarrollton CityCarrollBuford CityBartowBarrowAtlanta CityWhite Black Asian HispanicSource: GA DOE – October counts
  10. 10. Race/Ethnic Composition by School District,2012Quick Facts:• This chart ismeasuringchange incomposition, notloss or gain• Almost everysystem sawpercentage-pointdeclines in Whiteenrollment. OnlyAtlanta, Decaturand Social Circlehad increase inWhite share ofenrollment.0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%WaltonSpaldingSocial Circle CityRockdalePauldingNewtonMarietta CityHenryHallGwinnettGainesville CityFultonForsythFayetteDouglasDeKalbDecatur CityCowetaCobbClaytonCherokeeCartersville CityCarrollton CityCarrollBuford CityBartowBarrowAtlanta CityWhite Black Asian HispanicQuick Facts:• Half of the region’s 28 schools districts are stillmajority White• Gainesville City school system is the only systemthat is majority Hispanic (55 percent).Source: GA DOE – October counts
  11. 11. Percent of Those Age 5-17 Enrolled inPrivate School0.0%2.0%4.0%6.0%8.0%10.0%12.0%14.0%16.0%Percent of Those Age 5-17 Enrolled in Private SchoolSource: GA DOE – October counts
  12. 12. Total Enrollment, By CountyCountyK-12 Enrollment,2012K-12 Enrollment,2010K-12 Enrollment,2000Change, 2000-2012Change,2000-2010Change,2010-2012Barrow 12,651 12,345 8,477 4,174 3,868 306Bartow 17,816 17,979 15,635 2,181 2,344 (163)Carroll 18,543 18,475 15,242 3,301 3,233 68Cherokee 38,766 38,313 25,821 12,945 12,492 453Clayton 50,877 49,551 46,281 4,596 3,270 1,326Cobb 116,097 114,629 102,631 13,466 11,998 1,468Coweta 22,042 21,864 16,295 5,747 5,569 178DeKalb 104,614 103,256 101,782 2,832 1,474 1,359Douglas 25,022 24,452 17,145 7,877 7,307 570Fayette 20,083 21,069 19,456 627 1,613 (986)Forsyth 38,561 35,650 17,061 21,500 18,589 2,911Fulton 135,429 133,845 118,551 16,878 15,294 1,585Gwinnett 167,776 163,009 111,748 56,028 51,261 4,767Hall 33,647 32,558 24,204 9,443 8,354 1,089Henry 39,973 40,695 23,551 16,422 17,144 (722)Newton 18,491 18,834 11,316 7,175 7,518 (343)Paulding 28,251 28,298 16,417 11,834 11,881 (47)Rockdale 15,550 15,582 13,398 2,152 2,184 (32)Spalding 10,104 10,242 10,105 (1) 137 (138)Walton 14,552 14,462 10,821 3,731 3,641 9020-CountyRegion 928,845 915,107 725,937 202,908 189,170 13,738Source: GA DOE – October counts
  13. 13. Total Enrollment by Race, 2012County White, 2012 Black, 2012 Asian, 2012 Hispanic, 2012 Other, 2012Barrow 8,146 1,544 599 1,729 633Bartow 12,895 2,143 171 2,021 586Carroll 11,775 3,836 123 1,678 1,131Cherokee 28,538 2,724 643 5,610 1,251Clayton 1,676 36,122 2,324 9,213 1,542Cobb 47,405 37,370 5,468 21,870 3,984Coweta 14,348 4,725 411 1,658 900DeKalb 13,365 70,058 5,698 13,408 2,086Douglas 8,141 12,403 329 3,037 1,112Fayette 11,084 4,931 963 1,913 1,192Forsyth 28,277 1,017 3,342 4,753 1,172Fulton 35,862 72,010 9,200 14,906 3,451Gwinnett 50,299 50,499 16,879 43,317 6,782Hall 15,550 2,629 617 14,096 755Henry 15,283 18,789 1,083 3,156 1,662Newton 6,938 9,545 157 1,116 735Paulding 18,983 5,674 238 2,139 1,217Rockdale 3,210 9,564 298 1,929 549Spalding 4,645 4,545 83 529 302Walton 10,056 3,152 195 709 44020-County 346,476 353,280 48,821 148,787 31,481Source: GA DOE – October counts
  14. 14. Percent of Those Age 5-17 Enrolled inPrivate School0.0%2.0%4.0%6.0%8.0%10.0%12.0%14.0%16.0%Percent of Those Age 5-17 Enrolled in Private SchoolSource: GA DOE – October counts
  15. 15. Student Achievement(Accessed through Neighborhood Nexus)
  16. 16. Elementary Pass Rate Across MetroAtlantaQuick Facts:• 635 elementary schoolsreporting• 246 schools had areading pass rate of 95%or better for grades 3-5• 81 schools had a mathpass rate of 95% orbetter for grades 3-5• For the 30 mosteconomicallydisadvantaged schools,the average pass rate is78% for reading and60% for math• 21 out of the 30 largeststudent bodypopulations are inGwinnett CountySource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  17. 17. Middle School Pass Rate Across MetroAtlantaQuick Facts:• 268 middle schoolsreporting• 168 schools had areading pass rate of 95%or better for grades 6-8• 39 schools had a mathpass rate of 95% orbetter for grades 6-8• For the 30 mosteconomicallydisadvantaged schools,the average pass rate is85% for reading and58% for math• 42 middle schools havea 100% non-whitestudent bodycompositionSource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  18. 18. Economically DisadvantagedElementary SchoolsQuick Facts:• 93 elementary schoolshave an economicdisadvantage rate of88.1% or higher• Oakcliff ElementarySchool performed thebest, with a pass rateof 82% or greater forall grades and subjectsSource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  19. 19. Economically DisadvantagedElementary SchoolsQuick Facts:• 93 elementary schoolshave an economicdisadvantage rate of88.1% or higher• Oakcliff ElementarySchool performed thebest, with a pass rateof 82% or greater forall grades and subjectsOakcliffElementarySource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  20. 20. Economically Disadvantaged MiddleSchoolsQuick Facts:• 53 middle schools havean economicdisadvantage rate of85% or higher• Berkmar MiddleSchool performed thebest, with a pass rateof 83% or greater forall grades and subjectsScott ElementaryOakcliffElementarySource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  21. 21. Economically Disadvantaged MiddleSchoolsQuick Facts:• 53 middle schools havean economicdisadvantage rate of85% or higher• Berkmar MiddleSchool performed thebest, with a pass rateof 83% or greater forall grades and subjectsScott ElementaryOakcliffElementaryBerkmar MiddleSchoolSource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  22. 22. Pass Rate and Level of StudentAffluenceQuick Facts:• Schools with 10% or lessof students witheconomic disadvantagesee a 3rd grade readingpass rate spread of 94-100%.• Schools with economicdisadvantage at 90% ormore have a much largerspread, ranging from 56-97% 3rd grade readingpass rate.• This trend is generallyconsistent among allgrade levels andsubjects.Source: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  23. 23. Race, Affluence, and Pass RatesSource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  24. 24. Race, Affluence, and Pass RatesHispanicSource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  25. 25. Race, Affluence, and Pass RatesHispanic BlackSource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  26. 26. Race, Affluence, and Pass RatesHispanic BlackAsianSource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool
  27. 27. Race, Affluence, and Pass RatesHispanic BlackAsian WhiteSource: GA DOE – October counts (through Neighborhood Nexus) CRCT mapping tool

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