Gainesville City School District

508 Oak Street. Nw
Gainesville, GA 30501
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 7,799 students in Gainesville City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Gainesville City School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
8 Schools
2,316 Schools
# Students
7,799 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
506 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Gainesville City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 220 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
#162 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gainesville City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
23%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gainesville City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
25%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gainesville City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gainesville City  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.57
0.70
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
240 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# Hispanic Students
4,807 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
61%
18%
# Black Students
1,387 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
18%
36%
# White Students
1,074 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
14%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
287 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
269
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
652
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
558
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
609
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
582
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
594
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
555
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
574
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
551
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
565
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
740
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
521
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
553
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
476
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,021 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,333. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,141 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has grown by 38% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$102 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gainesville City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$126 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Gainesville City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,021
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gainesville City  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,141
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gainesville City  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Gainesville City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy
(Math: 44% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1340 Enota Ave Ne
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 532-7711
Grades: PK-5
| 731 students
Rank: #22.
Mundy Mill Learning Academy
(Math: 27% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4260 Mundy Mill Parkway
Gainesville, GA 30504
(770) 534-0671
Grades: PK-5
| 632 students
Rank: #33.
Gainesville Middle School East
(Math: 21% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1581 Community Way
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 534-4237
Grades: 6-8
| 1,690 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Centennial Arts Academy
(Math: 25% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
852 Century Pl
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 287-2044
Grades: PK-5
| 826 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
New Holland Knowledge Academy
(Math: 25% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Barn St
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 287-1095
Grades: PK-5
| 574 students
Rank: #66.
Gainesville Exploration Academy
(Math: 22% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1145 Mcever Rd
Gainesville, GA 30504
(770) 287-1223
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #77.
Gainesville High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
830 Century Pl
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 536-4441
Grades: 9-12
| 2,290 students
Rank: #88.
Fair Street International Academy
(Math: 21% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
695 Fair St
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 536-5295
Grades: PK-5
| 509 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Gainesville City School District?
Gainesville City School District manages 8 public schools serving 7,799 students.
What is the rank of Gainesville City School District?
Gainesville City School District is ranked #161 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Gainesville City School District?
61% of Gainesville City School District students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 14% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Gainesville City School District?
Gainesville City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Gainesville City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,141 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has grown by 38% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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