Towers High School in Atlanta-Decatur Township, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,050
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    65 3.1
  • Ranking

Towers High School is a public school in Atlanta-Decatur Township, Georgia. It has 1,050 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 58% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 65 reviews written and they have been mixed.

3919 Brookcrest Circle
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 874-2202

Ratings and Reviews
3.1 from 65 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: Most of the sports and fitness areas are pretty good and are maintained well.
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Teachers: Our school needs a lot of improvements dealing with teachers and their ways of teaching . They need to be more involved with the students.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Within our school we do have a few good clubs and organizations , but we still do not have all the support we need from our school.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: Many kids just don't value their fitness, besides the students who play sports.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Towers High offers many after-school activities that allows students to be apart of a team.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
Glen Haven Elementary School Public
Peachcrest Elementary School Public
All God's Children Academy Private, Religious
Atherton Elementary School Public
1.66 Snapfinger Elementary School Public
1.66 Midway Elementary School Public
2.00 Rowland Elementary School Public
1.66 Columbia High School Public
2.66 Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers Public, Magnet
1.66 Knollwood Elementary School Public
1.66 Canby Lane Elementary School Public
4.00 DeKalb School of the Arts Public, Magnet
Avondale High School Public
2.66 International Community School Public, Charter
1.66 Columbia Elementary School Public
1.66 Dunaire Elementary School Public
The Museum School Public, Charter
1.66 Avondale Elementary School Public
1.66 Mary McLeod Bethune Middle School Public
1.66 Woodridge Elementary School Public
3.00 Greenforest McCalep Christian Academy Private, Religious
Avondale Middle School Public
2.00 Allgood Elementary School Public
DeKalb Transition School Public, Alternative
Love Thy Children Christian Learning Center Private, Religious
Friends School of Atlanta Private, Religious
Love & Grace Christian Academy Private, Religious
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Gateway to College Academy Public, Charter
2.66 Robert Shaw Traditional Theme School Public
1.66 Toney Elementary School Public
2.66 Southwest DeKalb High School Public
The Waldorf School of Atlanta Private
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1.66 Indian Creek Elementary School Public
2.00 Columbia Middle School Public
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Community Children's Program Private, Religious
3.00 Academe of the Oaks Private
Decatur First United Methodist Church Weekday Children's Ministries Private, Religious
2.00 Kelley Lake Elementary School Public
St. Timothy School Private, Religious
2.00 Bob Mathis Elementary School Public
2.00 Freedom Middle School Public
4.00 Winnona Park Elementary School Public, Charter
St. Peter Claver Regional Catholic School Private, Religious
Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Public
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Montessori School at Emory Private, Montessori
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1.33 DeKalb Alternative Night School Public, Alternative
2.00 Miller Grove Middle School Public
4.00 Glennwood Academy Public, Charter
1.33 Redan High School Public
1.66 Flat Shoals Elementary School Public
Augustine Preparatory Academy of Atlanta Private, Religious
2.00 Eldridge L. Miller Elementary School Public
2.00 McLendon Elementary School Public
Decatur Presbyterian Children's Community Private, Religious
4.00 Decatur High School Public, Charter
1.66 Jolly Elementary School Public
DeKalb/Rockdale Psychoeducation Center Public
East DeKalb Special Education Center Public
1.00 DeKalb Alternative School Public, Alternative
4.00 Renfroe Middle School Public, Charter
Berean Christian Academy Private, Religious
1.66 McNair Middle School Public
The Community School Private, Special Education
Green Pastures Christian School Private, Religious
Kreative Kids Academy Private
1.66 Panola Way Elementary School Public
4.00 Clairemont Elementary School Public, Charter
2.00 Chapel Hill Elementary School Public
Wings of a Dove Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.00 Chapel Hill Middle School Public
4.00 Oakhurst Elementary School Public, Charter
2.00 Hambrick Elementary School Public
Discovery Academy Private
1.66 Ronald E. McNair Discover Learning Academy Public
Kingdom Academy Private, Religious
Cambridge Academy Private
St. Thomas More School Private, Religious
1.66 Oakview Elementary School Public
1.66 Stone Mountain High School Public
2.33 Edward L. Bouie Sr. Elementary School Public
Medlock Elementary School Public
3.00 Charles R. Drew Charter School Public, Charter
Children for Christ Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Mohammed Schools of Atlanta Private, Religious
2.66 DeKalb Elementary School of the Arts Public, Magnet
2.66 Narvie Harris Elementary School Public
2.66 Laurel Ridge Elementary School Public
2.33 Shamrock Middle School Public
Johnson's Learning Center Private
Glenn Nova Christian Academy Private, Religious
1.66 Clifton Elementary School Public
Action Montessori Academy Private, Montessori
2.00 Redan Middle School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Snapfinger Elementary School 1 mi. 874
1.66 Midway Elementary School 1 mi. 679
1.66 Columbia High School 2 mi. 1,288
1.66 Canby Lane Elementary School 2 mi. 714
Avondale High School 2 mi. 589

Around Towers High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Towers High School United States Avondale High School Canby Lane Elementary School Columbia High School Midway Elementary School Snapfinger Elementary School
African American 94.0% 15.2% 90.0% 94.0% 97.0% 92.0% 97.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 24.5% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 5.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 4.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
White 0% 51.6% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 32.8%
Grade 10 22.7%
Grade 11 22.1%
Grade 12 22.5%

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 7 responses

  • 29% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 71% No

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 87% Be yourself
  • 6% They need to work smarter not harder.
  • 3% Dont come
  • 3% Watch your surrounding