Druid Hills High School in Druid Hills, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,459
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    192 3.5
  • Ranking

Druid Hills High School is a public school in Druid Hills, Georgia. It has 1,459 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 76% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 192 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1798 Haygood Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30307
(678) 874-6302

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 192 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Health & Safety: The onsite police and security guards are friends with the kids committing crimes on campus. They do not stop students without passes, they do not tell students to go to class, and they do not stop students from buying/ selling drugs.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Many students don't participate or care. They only participate for college reasons.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Many teachers love to teach their students, but other teachers do not want to be there themselves and it's very obvious.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Student Culture & Diversity: Druid Hills is one of the most diverse groups of people in Atlanta. The diversity at Druid Hills High School is one of its core values that makes it unique.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Academics: The International Baccalaureate Program at Druid Hills provides a challenging, engaging high school education for determined students committed to their education. Druid Hills generally provides a quality education to students and students work hard in their classes.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Decatur High School 2 mi. 990
2.66 Cross Keys High School 4 mi. 1,150
3.33 Grady High School 3 mi. 1,330
3.33 Lakeside High School 4 mi. 1,979
2.00 Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School 5 mi. 960

Around Druid Hills High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Druid Hills High School United States Cross Keys High School Decatur High School Grady High School Lakeside High School Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School
African American 52.0% 15.0% 11.0% 34.0% 60.0% 29.0% 87.0%
White 21.0% 51.0% 1.0% 54.0% 29.0% 36.0% 4.0%
Asian 11.0% 4.8% 8.0% 2.0% 2.0% 6.0% 0%
Hispanic 9.0% 25.0% 78.0% 3.0% 4.0% 24.0% 6.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 0% 4.0% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.9%
Grade 10 20.9%
Grade 11 27.1%
Grade 12 22.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 64% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 43% Diversity
  • 27% The teachers really care about the students
  • 11% The opportunities
  • 9% PTO provides a wealth of information.
  • 7% The Traditions
  • 2% The accepting student body
  • 0% Ms. Johnston

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 32% LACK OF FUNDING
  • 29% Parking issue
  • 18% Student isolationism
  • 11% The cultish attitude to certain parents.
  • 4% Uninvolved student body
  • 4% Socioeconomic inequality
  • 4% Lack of school activities

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 26 responses

  • 35% The history and Proximity to Emory University
  • 27% The history and the teachers
  • 19% Proximity to Emory University
  • 15% Traditions
  • 4% The opportunities

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 56% Diverse
  • 12% Good
  • 12% Awesome
  • 8% Crazy
  • 4% Advantageous
  • 4% Different
  • 4% Boring

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 45% Dont try to conform be yourself.
  • 32% Get involved
  • 9% Have fun
  • 5% Have fu
  • 5% Make research about the school
  • 5% Take advanced classes

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.