Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts

649 W Jones St
Savannah, GA 31401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts serves 768 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 64% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts's student population of 768 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students768 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts is ranked within the top 20% 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 Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts is 0.65, 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
#314 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
44%
37%
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White
39%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSavannah-Chatham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts is Savannah Classical Academy Charter High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is The Stem Academy At Bartlett (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Savannah The Stem Academy At Bartlett Math: 60% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 703 students
    0.4 miles
    207 Montgomery Xrd
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-3500
    0.4 6-8 703
  • Savannah Gadsden Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 611 students
    0.5 miles
    919 May St
    Savannah, GA 31415
    (912) 395-5940
    0.5 PK-5 611
  • Savannah Oglethorpe Charter School Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 599 students
    0.6 miles
    7202 Central Ave
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-5075
    0.6 6-8 599
  • Savannah East Broad Street School Math: 6% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 545 students
    1.0 miles
    400 E Broad St
    Savannah, GA 31401
    (912) 395-5500
    1 PK-8 545
  • Savannah Susie King Taylor Community School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 172 students
    1.1 miles
    1709 Bull St
    Savannah, GA 31401
    (912) 289-7320
    1.1 K-4 172

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