Free Home Elementary School

Tel: (770)887-5738
  • Free Home Elementary School serves 310 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Free Home Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Free Home Elementary School operates within the Cherokee County School District.

School Overview

  • Free Home Elementary School's student population of 310 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students310 students
Free Home Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Free Home Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Free Home Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeFree Home Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Free Home Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Free Home Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Free Home Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Free Home Elementary School Asian Students (2012-2014)
Hispanic
11%
15%
Free Home Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
2%
37%
Free Home Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
84%
41%
Free Home Elementary School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Free Home Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsFree Home Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.280.41
Free Home Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
57%
Free Home Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
Free Home Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Free Home Elementary School is Cherokee County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Cherokee County School District's student population of 41,291 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,572 in this district is less than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,618 is higher than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameCherokee County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    37
    5
    Number of Students Managed41,2913,295
    Cherokee County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    55%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    40%
    District Total Revenue$376 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$417 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,572$9,937
    District Spending / Student$10,618$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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