January 2012: Top 50 Public High Schools (the List)

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Our consolidated list of Atlanta’s top fifty high schools is based on nine indicators from the latest report card compiled by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, which is for the 2009–2010 school year:

High SchoolDistrict
1.  NorthviewFulton
2.  WaltonCobb
3.  Dekalb School of the ArtsDekalb
4.  ChattahoocheeFulton
5.  LassiterCobb
6.  PopeCobb
7.  AlpharettaFulton
8.  Johns CreekFulton
9.  MiltonFulton
10.  Starrs MillFayette
11.  BrookwoodGwinnett
12.  HarrisonCobb
13.  McIntoshFayette
14.  RiverwoodFulton
15.  ParkviewGwinnett
16.  LakesideDekalb
17.  Peachtree RidgeGwinnett
18.  Chamblee CharterDekalb
19.  WheelerCobb
20.  DecaturDecatur
21.  RoswellFulton
22.  SequoyahCherokee
23.  DunwoodyDekalb
24.  EtowahCherokee
25.  WhitewaterFayette
26.  Collins HillGwinnett
27.  Kennesaw MountainCobb
28.  Mill CreekGwinnett
29.  CentennialFulton
30.  CreekviewCherokee
31.  HillgroveCobb
32.  KellCobb
33.  WoodstockCherokee
34.  North GwinnettGwinnett
35.  DuluthGwinnett
36.  BufordBuford City
37.  Union GtroveHenry
38.  The School of the Arts at CarverAPS
39.  GradyAPS
40.  North SpringsFulton
41.  NorcrossGwinnett
42.  Druid HillsDekalb
43.  Fayette CountyFayette
44.  GraysonGwinnett
45.  TEACH CharterFulton
46.  SprayberryCobb
47.  AllatoonaCobb
48.  CherokeeCherokee
49.  DaculaGwinnett
50.  Sandy CreekFayette
 

Rankings by indicator:
Average SAT
GHSGT/Math
GHSGT/Language Arts
Graduation rate
Advanced Placement exams
AP passing rate
Learning support
HOPE eligibility
College preparatory diploma

Source: GOSA Report Card, 2009–2010 (the most recent available)

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