Cross Keys High School opened in 1958 and is located in Brookhaven, a community located on the western edge of DeKalb County, Georgia, directly northeast of Atlanta. The school serves students from the Doraville and Chamblee areas of the DeKalb County School System. The student body is composed of 80% Hispanic, 11% Black, 6% Asian, 1%, White, and less than 1% other racial groups, including 2 or more races. The total composition of the student population excluding White not of Hispanic Origin is 98.59%. Cross Keys was selected as Georgia School of Excellence in 1996 as a result of our unique student diversity and creative academic program. In the 2012-2013 school year, the Georgia Department of Education recognized Cross Keys as a Reward School. In 2012, U.S. News and World Report recognized Cross Keys as the 26th Best High School in Georgia.
To empower students to be socially responsible individuals who excel and compete academically in an ever-changing global society through partnerships with parents and the community.