Gainesville Exploration Academy

  • Gainesville Exploration Academy serves 990 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gainesville Exploration Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Gainesville Exploration Academy's student population of 990 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students990 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gainesville Exploration Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gainesville Exploration Academy is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1818 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
79%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
8%
40%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gainesville Exploration Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.360.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gainesville Exploration Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGainesville City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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