Charles R. Drew Charter School

Public, Charter PK, KG-5

 301 E Lake Blvd SE
       Atlanta, GA  30317


 (404) 687-0001

District: Atlanta Public Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
109th of 1,209 Georgia Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  12.8
Number of students:  1,014

Racial breakdown:
African American:
69.5%
White:
22.4%
Two or more races:
4.6%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  42.5%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Friday, July 27, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Charles R. Drew Charter School ranked better than 91% of elementary schools in Georgia. It also ranked 7th among 50 ranked elementary schools in the Atlanta Public Schools District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 89.91. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Charles R. Drew Charter School has the largest elementary school student body size in the Atlanta Public Schools District. Racial makeup is: African American (69.5%), White (22.4%), two or more races (4.6%). (See more...)
Compare Details 42.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Charles R. Drew Charter School is 12.8, which is the 21st best among 50 elementary schools in the Atlanta Public Schools District. (See more...)
Compare Charles R. Drew Charter School employs 79 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Charles R. Drew Charter School:

SchoolDigger ranks Charles R. Drew Charter School 109th of 1209 Georgia public elementary schools. (See Charles R. Drew Charter School in the ranking list.)



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Rank History for Charles R. Drew Charter School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools GA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 20.04 956th 1101 13.2%
2007 42.87 736th 1125 34.6%
2008 46.19 690th 1134 39.2%
2009 51.93 610th 1133 46.2%
2010 76.60 259th 1183 78.1%
2011 84.58 108th 1212 91.1%
2012 86.00 70th 1201 94.2%
2013 86.04 45th 1225 96.3%
2014 78.23 223rd 1231 81.9%
2015 83.60 171st 1240 86.2%
2016 81.79 191st 1233 84.5%
2017 86.37 140th 1205 88.4%
2018 89.91 109th 1209 91.0%

Data source: test scores: Georgia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a Facebook User (a parent on FaceBook)
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Open Quote Amazing school. Challenging, forward-thinking, and very organized. Close Quote


by a parent
Thursday, June 16, 2011

Open Quote I can't say enough about this school.My son loves it and so do we. I grew up attending private school from 3rd grade through high school and let me just say I could only wish that my private school were this good. Their insistance on the inclusion of art and music as part of the everyday curriculum should be commended. Close Quote


by a Facebook User (a citizen on FaceBook)
Monday, May 17, 2010

Open Quote I think that the school offers student many programs and enrichment that enables them learn more effectively. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Charles R. Drew Charter School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2001 2 238 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 240
2002 8 689 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 697
2003 8 689 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 697
2004 12 742 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 755
2005 4 760 0 1 0 n/a n/a 6 771
2006 4 774 0 4 0 n/a n/a 10 792
2007 1 776 0 3 1 n/a n/a 9 790
2008 3 783 1 9 1 n/a n/a 7 804
2009 10 761 2 11 3 n/a n/a 14 801
2010 22 762 3 11 2 1 18 0 819
2011 30 757 4 13 3 1 19 0 827
2012 44 781 5 20 3 1 28 0 882
2013 87 834 9 28 0 0 36 0 994
2014 139 1093 10 26 0 0 45 0 1313
2015 169 739 7 20 0 0 44 0 979
2016 207 734 6 26 1 3 46 0 1023
2017 227 705 5 27 1 2 47 0 1014

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Charles R. Drew Charter School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2001 240 n/a 0.0 71.7
2002 697 49.0 14.2 68.1
2003 697 49.0 14.2 68.1
2004 755 65.0 11.6 80.9
2005 771 50.0 15.4 77.5
2006 792 52.0 15.2 81.1
2007 790 53.0 14.9 83.5
2008 804 44.0 18.3 83.1
2009 801 67.0 12.0 79.9
2010 819 66.0 12.4 77.7
2011 827 61.0 13.5 73.9
2012 882 62.0 14.2 67.8
2013 994 70.0 14.2 61.7
2014 1313 101.1 12.9 58.8
2015 979 70.0 13.9 51.0
2016 1023 79.0 12.9 49.7
2017 1014 79.0 12.8 42.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Charles R. Drew Charter School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2001 240 n/a 0.0 71.7
2002 697 49.0 14.2 68.1
2003 697 49.0 14.2 68.1
2004 755 65.0 11.6 80.9
2005 771 50.0 15.4 77.5
2006 792 52.0 15.2 81.1
2007 790 53.0 14.9 83.5
2008 804 44.0 18.3 83.1
2009 801 67.0 12.0 79.9
2010 819 66.0 12.4 77.7
2011 827 61.0 13.5 73.9
2012 882 62.0 14.2 67.8
2013 994 70.0 14.2 61.7
2014 1313 101.1 12.9 58.8
2015 979 70.0 13.9 51.0
2016 1023 79.0 12.9 49.7
2017 1014 79.0 12.8 42.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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