Garrison Mill Elementary School

4111 Wesley Chapel Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
3.80 5 1 (5 reviews)
Garrison Mill Elementary School serves 687 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garrison Mill Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 75% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Garrison Mill Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Garrison Mill Elementary School's student population of 687 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students687 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Garrison Mill Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Garrison Mill Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#121 out of 2188 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
8%
37%
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White
74%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garrison Mill Elementary School is Pope High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mabry Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shallowford Falls Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marietta Shallowford Falls Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 689 students
    1.2 miles
    3529 Lassiter Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 642-5610
    1.2 PK-5 689
  • Marietta Mountain View Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 754 students
    2.1 miles
    3151 Sandy Plains Rd
    Marietta, GA 30066
    (770) 578-7265
    2.1 PK-5 754
  • Marietta Pope High School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,031 students
    2.1 miles
    3001 Hembree Rd Ne
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 578-7900
    2.1 9-12 2,031
  • Marietta Mabry Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 938 students
    2.2 miles
    2700 Jims Rd Ne
    Marietta, GA 30066
    (770) 928-5546
    2.2 6-8 938
  • Roswell Mountain Park Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 787 students
    2.2 miles
    11895 Mountain Park Rd
    Roswell, GA 30075
    (470) 254-4530
    2.2 PK-5 787

School Reviews

  3.80 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
I have been surprised by the high quality of teachers at Garrison Mill. We have zero complaints and feel unbelievable lucky to have had our daughter attend this school.
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5  
This is a great school. I have experienced good relationships between teachers and parents.The school has done wonders for by special needs children.There is a great variety of clubs after school.Surprised at the negative reviews here. Many parents move to this area for the school.
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5  
Scores speak for themselves
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2  
I had other children go through this school years ago. I enrolled my youngest, this will be our last year attending here and I'm glad.
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2  
26 students in my son's 3rd grade class. 25 in my daughter's 4th grade class. The school is not STEM certified and does not teach a foreign language.
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