Ellijay Elementary School
Ellijay Elementary School serves 627 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ellijay Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 627 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 46%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in GA
- Math Proficiency: 56% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education
Ellijay Elementary School's student population of 627 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ellijay Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ellijay Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#821 out of 2196 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education
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