Gilmer High School

Tel: (706)276-5080
Grades: 9-12

1,219 students

Gilmer High School serves 1,219 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Gilmer High School operates within the Gilmer County School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1219 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,219 students
Gilmer High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Gilmer High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gilmer High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Gilmer High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Gilmer High School Asian (1997-2011)
Hispanic
15%
12%
Gilmer High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
n/a
37%
White
82%
44%
Gilmer High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gilmer High School Sch Ethnicity Gilmer 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.
0.31 0.83
Gilmer 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.
55%
51%
Gilmer 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.
10%
7%
Gilmer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,047 students has decreased by 27% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Gilmer County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed 3,047 3,449
Gilmer County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 66%
Gilmer County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $34 MM
Gilmer County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $49 MM $36 MM
Gilmer County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,426 $9,939
Gilmer County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,540 $10,367
Gilmer County 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 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 Students Grades
  • Ellijay Gilmer Middle School
    1860 South Main St
    Ellijay , GA , 30540
    (706)276-5030
    0.7  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Ellijay Mountain View Elementary School
    350 Calvin Jackson Dr
    Ellijay , GA , 30540
    (706)276-5100
    0.9  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Ellijay Crossroads Alternative School
    Alternative School
    136 North Ave
    Ellijay , GA , 30540
    (706)276-5007
    Alternative School
    1.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Ellijay Ellijay Elementary School
    32 Mccutchen St
    Ellijay , GA , 30540
    (706)276-5020
    1.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Ellijay Clear Creek Middle School
    1020 Clear Creek Rd
    Ellijay , GA , 30536
    (706)276-5150
    4.4  mi  |  694  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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