Avery Elementary School

6391 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,079 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Avery Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,079 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 10% in GA
  • : 64% (Top 10%)
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Avery Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Avery Elementary School's student population of 1,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,079 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Avery Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Avery Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
#176 out of 2168 schools
(Top 10%)
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64%
36%
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56%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
3%
36%
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White
82%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Avery Elementary School's ranking?
Avery Elementary School is ranked #176 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Avery Elementary School often compared to?
Avery Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hickory Flat Elementary School, Macedonia Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Avery Elementary School?
1,079 students attend Avery Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Avery Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Avery Elementary School?
Avery Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Avery Elementary School offer ?
Avery Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Avery Elementary School part of?
Avery Elementary School is part of Cherokee County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,079 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 64% (Top 10%)
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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