Gilmer High School

Grades: 9-12

1,224 students

Gilmer High School serves 1,224 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 1224 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,224 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 18:1 15:1
Hispanic
17%
13%
White
82%
44%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.30 0.40
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.
53%
52%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,606 students has grown by 8% 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
7
5
Number of Students Managed 4,606 3,197
Graduation Rate 65% 66%
District Total Revenue $48 MM $34 MM
District Spending $49 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,426 $9,939
District Spending / Student $11,540 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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
  • EllijayGilmer Middle School
    1860 South Main St
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5030
    0.7 mi | 642 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • EllijayMountain View Elementary School
    350 Calvin Jackson Dr
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5100
    0.9 mi | 493 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • EllijayMountain Innovation Program
    Alternative School
    1860 South Main St
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5007
    Alternative School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • EllijayEllijay Elementary School
    32 Mccutchen St
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5020
    1.6 mi | 634 students | Gr. 2-4                      
  • EllijayEllijay Primary School
    196 Mccutchen St
    EllijayGA 30540
    (706)276-5010
    2 mi | 652 students | Gr. PK-1                      

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