Elbert County High School

600 Abernathy Cir
Elberton, GA 30635
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Elbert County High School serves 818 students in grades 9-12.
Elbert County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 818 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Elbert County High School's student population of 818 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
818 students
This chart display total students of Elbert County High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Elbert County High School
Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Elbert County High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Elbert County High School by grade.

School Rankings

Elbert County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Elbert County High School is 0.61, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1774 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Elbert County High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elbert County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elbert County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Elbert County High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Elbert County High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Elbert County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
33%
36%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Elbert County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
52%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Elbert County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Elbert County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elbert County High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Elbert County High School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Elbert County High School and public school graduation rate of Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Elbert County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elbert County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Elbert County High School's ranking?
Elbert County High School is ranked #1774 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Elbert County High School?
The graduation rate of Elbert County High School is 85-89%, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Elbert County High School?
818 students attend Elbert County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Elbert County High School students are White, 33% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elbert County High School?
Elbert County High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Elbert County High School offer ?
Elbert County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Elbert County High School part of?
Elbert County High School is part of Elbert County School District.

School Calendar

View the Elbert County High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Spring Break
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)

School Reviews

Review Elbert County High School. 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
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
January 27, 2024
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 818 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links