Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta, Georgia

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Atlanta Public Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Atlanta-Public-Schools
  • 85th

    largest school district
    in the country

  • $48k

    starting salary

  • $94k

    max salary

  • 3
    in accordance with state law

    years to tenure

  • 52,377

    students

  • 4,009

    teachers

  • 75%

    free/reduced lunch

Labor context

  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Atlanta Public Schools.

Student Demographics

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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