Grady High School in Atlanta, GA - Niche

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Grady High School is a public school in Atlanta, Georgia. It has 1,330 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 72% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 291 reviews written and they have been mixed.

929 Charles Allen Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 802-3001

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3.4 from 291 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers go over and beyond most of the time to make sure that each student get everything that they need and make sure that they understand the material. They work with the students to help them pass.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I would go back to that school a million times over! Great students and great staff!
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers of the school were always eager to teach and took the time out to explain material if students did not understand.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Bullying isn't something that occurs at Grady often. Grady does however, have plenty of fights between the students for "fun". The school nurse doesn't really help, since all she can really do is write a note saying you are hurt or in pain. The school does house some rats and other creatures that often scurry through classrooms in search for food. The school has also had numerous terrorist threats from current students and previous students, such as a threatened shooting.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Grady High School offers a diverse variety of after school activities and organizations for the students. From community service clubs, to engineering clubs, to Greek clubs, Grady gives the students plenty of things to do. Grady offers clubs such as 21st Century Leaders, National Society of Black Engineers Jr., Technology Student Association, Robotics, JROTC, Moot Court, Latin Club, Gamer's Club, Anime Club, Jewish Club, Dance Club, The Feminist Organization, Speech and Debate, Design Club, Band, Chorus, LGBT Club, and so much more. If anything, I would say Grady offers the most clubs and organizations than any other school in Atlanta.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.00 Provost Academy Georgia 2 mi. 1,741
2.00 Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School 3 mi. 960
3.00 Druid Hills High School 3 mi. 1,459
3.00 North Atlanta High School 4 mi. 1,596
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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 54%
Male 45%

Student Diversity

Grady High School United States Cross Keys High School Druid Hills High School Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School North Atlanta High School Provost Academy Georgia
African American 60.0% 15.0% 11.0% 52.0% 87.0% 44.0% 61.0%
White 29.0% 51.0% 1.0% 21.0% 4.0% 30.0% 30.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 25.0% 78.0% 9.0% 6.0% 20.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 0% 3.0% 1.0% 2.0% 0%
Asian 2.0% 4.8% 8.0% 11.0% 0% 2.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 33.8%
Grade 10 23.3%
Grade 11 24.9%
Grade 12 18.0%

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 35 responses

  • 60% Yes
  • 29% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 21% Clubs/ Organizations
  • 20% Teachers
  • 17% Friends
  • 14% Drama program
  • 9% Journalism
  • 8% The academies
  • 6% Freedom
  • 5% Field Trips

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 37% Bathrooms
  • 17% No Baseball Field
  • 15% Student parking
  • 10% Two-tiered school system
  • 8% The administration doesn't actually care about you
  • 8% Discipline
  • 4% Drugs
  • 2% The robotics team isn't funded by the school

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 33 responses

  • 36% School newspaper
  • 18% Diversity, being exposed to different things
  • 12% JROTC department
  • 12% The Amount Of Scholarships the Senior Class
  • 12% The students
  • 9% Nothing

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 65% Diverse
  • 16% Energized
  • 10% Two-tiered
  • 6% Relaxed
  • 3% Unorganized

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 48% Be yourself
  • 36% You have to make your own way
  • 8% Be prepared for crowded halls
  • 8% Please do not act crazy , you will be in the off.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 19% I love everything about this school.
  • 72% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 9% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.