Gilbert Elementary School

87 South Burnt Mill Rd,

La Fayette, GA, 30728-4263

Tel: (706)638-2432
Grades: PK-5

488 students

Gilbert Elementary School serves 488 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Gilbert Elementary School operates within the Walker County School District.

Overview

The student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 488 students
Gilbert Elementary School Total Students (1995-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Gilbert Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1995-2012)
Students by Grade Gilbert Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 15:1 15:1
Gilbert Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1995-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
12%
Gilbert Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
3%
37%
Gilbert Elementary School Black (1995-2012)
White
90%
44%
Gilbert Elementary School White (1995-2012)
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.
0.19 0.66
Gilbert Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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.
81%
51%
Gilbert Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Gilbert Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,619 students has grown by 45% over five years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
5
Number of Students Managed 13,619 3,298
Walker County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $34 MM
Walker County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $97 MM $36 MM
Walker County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,102 $9,939
Walker County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,326 $10,367
Walker 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 Lafayette High School (2.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rossville Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Lafayette Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rossville Rossville Middle School
    316 Bull Dog Trl
    Rossville , GA , 30741
    (706)820-0638
    1.5  mi  |  667  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • La Fayette North Lafayette Elementary School
    610 North Duke St
    La Fayette , GA , 30728
    (706)638-1869
    2  mi  |  541  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • La Fayette Lafayette Middle School
    419 Rdrunner Blvd
    La Fayette , GA , 30728
    (706)638-6440
    2.7  mi  |  942  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • La Fayette Lafayette High School
    5178 Round Pond Rd
    La Fayette , GA , 30728
    (706)638-2342
    2.9  mi  |  1152  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • La Fayette Naomi Elementary School
    4038 East Hwy 136
    La Fayette , GA , 30728
    (706)638-2443
    5.5  mi  |  461  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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