SOUTHWEST DEKALB HIGH SCHOOL

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2863 KELLEY CHAPEL RD
DECATUR, GA 30034
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Phone: 678-874-1902
School Information
  • School Rating: 3
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Dekalb County School District
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 330
  • Number Students: 1320
  • Number Teachers: 125
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5035
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 200
  • Principal: Mr Thomas Glanton
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (6250 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (144 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "I play two sports and the parents always support me whenever my parents are not able to in every aspect"
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "My favorite experiences were football games. They were the most exciting and involved events. Senior events were pretty good as well and the overall moral of the school was nice. It is an experience that I do not regret. If I had to do it all over again I would choose SWD because it's like home. Although it gets a little crazy sometimes and it's not perfect by any means. I wouldn't be the same person without the friends I've made, the experiences I had, and the things that I did at SWD."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "My nursing instructors are always on time, and always knowledgeable about the questions I have."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "At the school either a teacher is really dedicated and very knowledgeable and helps the students out a lot, or they can be a bit of the opposite. But overall all the teachers want to teach, they try to teach the students as best they can. I've never met a completely lazy, non-caring teacher. In my opinion, ultimately the teachers are okay. There are some outstanding ones that I've had the honor of knowing."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "The teachers at Southwest Dekalb defiantly do not fail to challenge students, as they have diverse lessons plans that involve critical thinking. However, when it comes to the workload or a opinion about the lesson plan by the student, teachers act fairly one-sided. What they say goes, even if the load of work seems a bit too exhausting, and changes in the work recommended by students most likely fail, even if it is reasonable."
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