Avery Elementary School

6391 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Avery Elementary School serves 1,024 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Avery Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Avery Elementary School's student population of 1,024 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,024 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Avery Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Avery Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#178 out of 2188 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
4%
37%
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White
82%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Avery Elementary School is Sequoyah High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dean Rusk Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Knoll Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Canton Indian Knoll Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 976 students
    3.3 miles
    3635 Univeter Rd
    Canton, GA 30115
    (770) 721-6600
    3.3 PK-5 976
  • Canton Dean Rusk Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,520 student
    3.5 miles
    2761 E Cherokee Dr
    Canton, GA 30115
    (770) 704-1135
    3.5 6-8 1,520
  • Canton Sequoyah High School Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,938 student
    3.6 miles
    4485 Hickory Rd
    Canton, GA 30115
    (770) 721-3200
    3.6 9-12 1,938
  • Canton Macedonia Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 815 students
    3.7 miles
    10370 E Cherokee Dr
    Canton, GA 30115
    (770) 479-3429
    3.7 PK-5 815
  • Canton Hickory Flat Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
    3.8 miles
    2755 E Cherokee Dr
    Canton, GA 30115
    (770) 345-6841
    3.8 PK-5 533

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