George W. Whitlow Elementary School

3655 Castleberry Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
George W. Whitlow Elementary School serves 1,395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
George W. Whitlow 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 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

George W. Whitlow Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

George W. Whitlow Elementary School's student population of 1,395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
96 teachers
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School Rankings

George W. Whitlow Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of George W. Whitlow Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#124 out of 2168 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
32%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
18%
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Black
5%
36%
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White
37%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is George W. Whitlow Elementary School's ranking?
George W. Whitlow Elementary School is ranked #124 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend George W. Whitlow Elementary School?
1,395 students attend George W. Whitlow Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of George W. Whitlow Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Asian, 21% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of George W. Whitlow Elementary School?
George W. Whitlow Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does George W. Whitlow Elementary School offer ?
George W. Whitlow Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is George W. Whitlow Elementary School part of?
George W. Whitlow Elementary School is part of Forsyth County School District.

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Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School
August 01, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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