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Decatur is where you will find a traditional small-town atmosphere. The neighborhood has the sophistication and excitement of a college town. It also has all the benefits of living in a major city.

Take a stroll through and you will see friendly neighbors, great schools, playing fields, libraries, and businesses. It is just minutes east of downtown Atlanta. minutes west of Stone Mountain. Also, the MARTA rail station is right under the downtown square. Centrally located in the heart of DeKalb County, Decatur is close to practically everything in metro Atlanta.

Named after Stephen Decatur, a 19th century U.S. Naval hero, it retains a strong connection to its history, while preparing for the future with managed growth and responsible development.

Decatur Nightlife

The historic downtown square is located at the intersection of Clairemont and Ponce de Leon Avenues. It is a destination in itself for award winning restaurants, and storefront boutiques. At night, music lovers head for the listening room at Eddie’s Attic where the Indigo Girls, Sugarland, Shawn Mullins and John Mayer played in their early days and still drop by for surprise visits. Live music of all genres can be found at numerous other venues in downtown Decatur and Oakhurst Village just to the south.

Family Life in Decatur

Family fun for all kinds of families is readily available in the form of outdoor concerts in spring and fall; kid-friendly events and festivals; city parks and pools; bike trails; and popular shops that cater to kids.

Decatur’s tech-friendly downtown has municipal wi-fi widely available so it’s easy to stay connected with the world from a sidewalk café table. Top destinations around Atlanta are an easy trip from Decatur, and many spots are accessible via MARTA or the free Cliff shuttle between Decatur and Emory University.

Decatur Schools

Decatur has its own independent school system consisting of four neighborhood elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school serving approximately 4,200 students. The schools are staffed by more than 200 teachers, over 70% of whom have advanced degrees. City Schools of Decatur is well-known for consistently strong test scores.

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    Decatur Schools

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    404-370-4435
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    KG-2
    404-370-4470
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    KG-2
    678-874-6902
    Public
    PK-5
    404-370-4450
    Public
    KG-2
    678-676-5902
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    PK-5
    678-874-1702
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-0602
    Public
    PK-5
    404-492-5061
    Public
    KG-5
    678-874-4802
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-5802
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-2102
    Public
    PK-5
    404-499-8969
    Public
    KG-5
    678-676-9202
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-4602
    Public
    PK-5
    678-676-6202
    Public
    PK-5
    Not Available
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-0702
    Public
    PK-5
    678-875-1302
    Public
    PK-5
    678-676-8402
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-1802
    Public
    PK-5
    Not Available
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    PK-KG
    678-874-1402
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-4402
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-1502
    Public
    PK-5
    404-370-4490
    Public
    KG-2
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-8
    770-808-4647
    Private
    PK-6
    Act
    Not Available
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    KG-12
    Not Available
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    KG-8
    404-284-0048
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    KG-8
    404-343-2447
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    KG-10
    404-320-0400
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    PK-1
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-8
    Not Available
    Public
    KG-2
    404-321-9304
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    PK-8
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-6
    Not Available
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    PK-KG
    Not Available
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    KG-8
    Not Available
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    PK-8
    678-874-6002
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    PK-KG
    Not Available
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    PK-8
    Not Available
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    KG-8
    Not Available
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    KG-12
    Not Available
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    PK-8
    404-534-9379
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    PK-TKG
    404-370-4435
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    KG-2
    404-370-4470
    Public
    KG-2
    404-370-4460
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    3-5
    404-370-4450
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    KG-2
    678-676-5902
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-6902
    Public
    PK-5
    404-370-4440
    Public
    6-8
    678-874-7602
    Public
    6-8
    678-874-1702
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    PK-5
    404-492-5061
    Public
    KG-5
    678-874-5102
    Public
    6-8
    678-874-0602
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-5802
    Public
    PK-5
    678-676-8502
    Public
    6-8
    678-875-0502
    Public
    6-8
    678-874-2102
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-4202
    Public
    6-8
    678-874-4802
    Public
    PK-5
    404-499-8969
    Public
    KG-5
    678-676-9202
    Public
    PK-5
    678-676-6202
    Public
    PK-5
    Not Available
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    PK-5
    678-676-8902
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    6-8
    678-874-4602
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    PK-5
    678-875-1302
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    PK-5
    678-875-0302
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    6-8
    678-676-8402
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    PK-5
    678-874-0702
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    PK-5
    678-874-1802
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    PK-5
    Not Available
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    PK-8
    Not Available
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    PK-8
    678-874-1402
    Public
    PK-5
    770-808-4647
    Private
    PK-6
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-8
    678-874-4402
    Public
    PK-5
    678-874-1502
    Public
    PK-5
    Not Available
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    KG-8
    Not Available
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    PK-6
    404-321-9304
    Private
    PK-8
    Not Available
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    KG-2
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-8
    404-320-0400
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    PK-1
    404-343-2447
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    KG-10
    404-284-0048
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    KG-8
    Not Available
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    6-8
    Not Available
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    KG-8
    Not Available
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    3-5
    678-676-2502
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    8-12
    404-370-4440
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    6-8
    678-874-7602
    Public
    6-8
    678-874-5102
    Public
    6-8
    678-676-8502
    Public
    6-8
    678-875-0502
    Public
    6-8
    678-874-4202
    Public
    6-8
    678-676-8902
    Public
    6-8
    678-875-0302
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    6-8
    Not Available
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    PK-8
    Not Available
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    KG-8
    Act
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    KG-12
    404-321-9304
    Private
    PK-8
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-8
    404-343-2447
    Private
    KG-10
    Not Available
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    PK-8
    Not Available
    Private
    KG-8
    Not Available
    Private
    KG-12
    Not Available
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    PK-8
    Not Available
    Private
    PK-8
    404-284-0048
    Private
    KG-8
    Not Available
    Private
    6-8
    Not Available
    Private
    KG-8
    678-676-2502
    Public
    8-12
    404-370-4420
    Public
    9-12
    678-874-1902
    Public
    9-12
    678-874-0802
    Public
    9-12
    678-874-2202
    Public
    9-12
    Not Available
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    9-12
    404-343-2447
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    Not Available
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    9-12
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    KG-12
    Not Available
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    KG-12

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