Commerce High School

Commerce High School serves 423 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Commerce High School operates within the Commerce City School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 423 students
Commerce High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Commerce High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Commerce High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Commerce High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Commerce High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Commerce High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
10%
13%
Commerce High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
13%
37%
Commerce High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
73%
43%
Commerce High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Commerce High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Commerce High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.44 0.40
Commerce High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
56%
Commerce High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Commerce High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,511 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,992 is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,332 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 107% over four years.
School District Name Commerce City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,511 3,213
Commerce City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 69%
Commerce City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $36 MM
Commerce City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $26 MM $34 MM
Commerce City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,992 $10,365
Commerce City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,332 $9,935
Commerce City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is East Jackson Comprehensive High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Commerce Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Commerce Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CommerceCommerce Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 3-4 | 215 students825 Lakeview Dr
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)335-1801
    0.33-4215
  • CommerceCommerce Primary
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 411 students395 Minish Dr
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)335-5587
    0.4PK-2411
  • CommerceCommerce Middle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 462 students7690 Jefferson Rd
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)335-5594
    0.95-8462
  • CommerceEast Jackson Middle School
    3.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 778 students1880 Hoods Mill Rd
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)335-2083
    3.56-8778
  • CommerceEast Jackson Comprehensive High School
    3.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 961 students1435 Hoods Mill Rd
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)336-8900
    3.69-12961

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