Gilbert Elementary School

Gilbert Elementary School serves 462 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Gilbert Elementary School operates within the Walker County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 462 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 462 students
Gilbert Elementary School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Gilbert Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Gilbert Elementary School Total Teachers (1996-2014)
Students by Grade Gilbert Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less 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 14:1 16:1
Gilbert Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2014)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Gilbert Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
3%
37%
Gilbert Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
90%
43%
Gilbert Elementary School White Students (1996-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Gilbert Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.19 0.40
Gilbert Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
77%
56%
Gilbert Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
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.
10%
6%
Gilbert Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Walker County School District's student population of 9,169 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,997 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,731 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
5
Number of Students Managed 9,169 3,213
Walker County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $36 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $91 MM $34 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,997 $10,365
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,731 $9,935
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Lafayette High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rossville Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Lafayette Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • RossvilleRossville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 593 students
    1.5 miles
    316 Bull Dog Trl
    RossvilleGA 30741
    (706)820-0638
    1.56-8593
  • La FayetteNorth Lafayette Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    2 miles
    610 North Duke St
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-1869
    2PK-5517
  • La FayetteLafayette Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 692 students
    2.7 miles
    419 Rdrunner Blvd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-6440
    2.76-8692
  • La FayetteLafayette High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1239 students
    2.9 miles
    5178 Round Pond Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2342
    2.99-121239
  • La FayetteNaomi Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
    5.5 miles
    4038 East Hwy 136
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2443
    5.5PK-5424

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