Gilmer High School

Tel: (706)276-5080
Grades 9-12
1,233 students
Gilmer High School serves 1,233 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Gilmer High School operates within the Gilmer County School District.
Gilmer County School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,233 students
Gilmer High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gilmer High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Gilmer High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gilmer High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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 17:1 16:1
Gilmer High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
20%
13%
Gilmer High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
79%
43%
Gilmer High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Gilmer High 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.
0.34 0.40
Gilmer High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
54%
56%
Gilmer High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
11%
6%
Gilmer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Gilmer County School District's student population of 4,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,145 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,001 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Gilmer County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 4,303 3,213
Gilmer County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 69%
Gilmer County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $36 MM
Gilmer County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $46 MM $34 MM
Gilmer County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $12,145 $10,365
Gilmer County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,001 $9,935
Gilmer County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Fannin County High School (15.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gilmer Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain View Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • EllijayGilmer Middle School
    Grades: 5-6 | 583 students
    0.7 miles
    1860 South Main St
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5030
    0.75-6583
  • EllijayMountain View Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 499 students
    0.9 miles
    350 Calvin Jackson Dr
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5100
    0.9KG-4499
  • EllijayEllijay Elementary School
    Grades: 2-4 | 662 students
    1.6 miles
    32 Mccutchen St
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5020
    1.62-4662
  • EllijayMountain Innovation ProgramAlternative School

    1.6 miles
    1860 South Main St
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5007
    1.6n/an/a
  • EllijayEllijay Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 654 students
    2 miles
    196 Mccutchen St
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5010
    2PK-1654

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