649 W Jones St
Savannah, GA 31401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 63% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts ranks 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
768 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts is ranked within the top 20% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#334 out of 2196 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 768 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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