Berkmar High School

Berkmar High School serves 2,953 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Berkmar High School operates within the Gwinnett County School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 2953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 176 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,953 students
Berkmar High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 176 teachers
Berkmar High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Berkmar High School Students 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 0.67 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 17:1 15:1
Berkmar High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
3%
Berkmar High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
46%
12%
Berkmar High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
33%
37%
Berkmar High School Black (1994-2012)
White
6%
44%
Berkmar High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Berkmar High School Sch Ethnicity Berkmar 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.
0.67 0.83
Berkmar 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.
69%
51%
Berkmar 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.
9%
7%
Berkmar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 162,370 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Gwinnett County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
132
6
Number of Students Managed 162,370 3,449
Gwinnett County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 66%
Gwinnett County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,666 MM $34 MM
Gwinnett County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,879 MM $36 MM
Gwinnett County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,600 $9,939
Gwinnett County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,948 $10,367
Gwinnett 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 Meadowcreek High School (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Berkmar Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Minor Elementary School (1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lilburn Minor Elementary School
    4129 Shady Dr Nw
    Lilburn , GA , 30047
    (770)925-9543
    1  mi  |  1105  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lilburn Berkmar Middle School
    4355 Lawrenceville Hwy Nw
    Lilburn , GA , 30047
    (770)638-2300
    1  mi  |  998  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lawrenceville Sweetwater Middle School
    3500 Cruse Rd
    Lawrenceville , GA , 30044
    (770)923-4131
    1.4  mi  |  1680  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lilburn Knight Elementary School
    401 North River Dr Sw
    Lilburn , GA , 30047
    (770)921-2400
    1.6  mi  |  785  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lilburn Trickum Middle School
    130 Killian Hill Rd Sw
    Lilburn , GA , 30047
    (770)921-2705
    1.6  mi  |  1922  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Lilburn, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.74, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Lilburn is Arcado Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.