The Blue and Gold is the official student run newspaper of Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, Georgia.
“Chamblee Charter High School is a public secondary school located in Chamblee, Georgia, United States. As of 2010, it serves 1512 students in grades 9-12. It is the second oldest high school of the DeKalb County School System, having opened in 1917.
Chamblee is a charter school and therefore accepts students from all of Dekalb County as well as from its local district. Chamblee was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 1996 and is one of 27% of schools in Dekalb to make the AYP of the No Child Left Behind Act. CHS was ranked #215 of the 1500 best public high schools by Newsweek magazine. Its students’ SAT scores are ranked first in Dekalb County and sixth in the state.
When adjusted for differences in demographics, Chamblee High School has the highest SAT scores of all Atlanta-metro schools (including Cobb, Gwinnett, and Forsyth). Its 84th percentile ranking is superior to Walton (73rd percentile) and other suburban counterparts. The student body also has one of the highest acceptance rates to tier 1 colleges and universities in the state of Georgia.”