Garden Hills Elementary School

285 Sheridan Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA 30305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Garden Hills Elementary School serves 515 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garden Hills Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 44% (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 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Garden Hills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Garden Hills Elementary School's student population of 515 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Garden Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Garden Hills Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#765 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
54%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
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White
23%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlanta School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garden Hills Elementary School is North Atlanta High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Atlanta Classical Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rivers Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta Rivers Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 799 students
    1.0 miles
    8 Peachtree Battle Ave Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 802-7050
    1 PK-5 799
  • Atlanta North Atlanta High School Math: 38% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,889 student
    1.6 miles
    4111 Northside Pkwy Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 802-4700
    1.6 9-12 1,889
  • Atlanta Atlanta Classical Academy Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 592 students
    1.8 miles
    3260 Northside Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 369-3500
    1.8 K-12 592
  • Atlanta Smith Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 972 students
    1.8 miles
    370 Old Ivy Rd Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 802-3880
    1.8 K-5 972
  • Atlanta Brandon Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,017 student
    2.2 miles
    2741 Howell Mill Rd Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 802-7250
    2.2 K-5 1,017

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