The Atlanta Journal-Constitution decided during Black History Month to explore how African-American students in DeKalb County are performing academically.
The ACT composite score was 18 for each of the last three years, according to the school district.
African-Americans make up about 65 percent of DeKalb’s student enrollment.
Below are some numbers from the school district and state data.
2013-14 62.5 percent
2014-15 71.3 percent
2015-16 69.6 percent
SAT Mean Reading Scores:
SAT Mean Math Scores:
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