Commerce High School

Commerce High School serves 384 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Commerce High School operates within the Commerce City School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 384 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 384 students
Commerce High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Commerce High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Commerce High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Commerce High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Commerce High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Commerce High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
12%
37%
Commerce High School Black (1994-2012)
White
74%
44%
Commerce High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Commerce High School Sch Ethnicity Commerce High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.43 0.66
Commerce High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
41%
51%
Commerce High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Commerce High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,457 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 60% over five years.
School District Name Commerce City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,457 3,298
Commerce City School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 66%
Commerce City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $34 MM
Commerce City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $19 MM $36 MM
Commerce City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,829 $9,939
Commerce City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,019 $10,367
Commerce City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Commerce Commerce Elementary School
    825 Lakeview Dr
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)335-1801
    0.3  mi  |  212  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Commerce Commerce Primary
    395 Minish Dr
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)335-5587
    0.4  mi  |  412  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Commerce Commerce Middle School
    7690 Jefferson Rd
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)335-5594
    0.9  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Commerce East Jackson Middle School
    1880 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)335-2083
    3.5  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Commerce East Jackson Elementary School
    1531 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)336-7900
    3.6  mi  |  517  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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