Gilmer County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 4,111 students in Gilmer County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Gilmer County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Gilmer County School District are Mountain View Elementary School, Ellijay Elementary School and Clear Creek Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Gilmer County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Gilmer County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Gilmer County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,303 Schools
# Students
4,111 Students
1,726,900 Students
# Teachers
263 Teachers
115,656 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Gilmer County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 210 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#67 out of 213 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gilmer County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gilmer County  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gilmer County  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gilmer County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.46
0.70
# American Indian Students
4 Students
3,323 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
13 Students
76,953 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,283 Students
295,008 Students
% Hispanic Students
31%
17%
# Black Students
13 Students
627,927 Students
% Black Students
n/a
36%
# White Students
2,758 Students
650,578 Students
% White Students
67%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
39 Students
71,973 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
138
43,538
# Students in K Grade:
319
113,895
# Students in 1st Grade:
331
122,289
# Students in 2nd Grade:
298
123,347
# Students in 3rd Grade:
264
124,751
# Students in 4th Grade:
293
126,550
# Students in 5th Grade:
282
129,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
344
133,849
# Students in 7th Grade:
301
138,297
# Students in 8th Grade:
357
139,887
# Students in 9th Grade:
308
148,039
# Students in 10th Grade:
305
139,271
# Students in 11th Grade:
307
125,422
# Students in 12th Grade:
264
118,378
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,186 is higher than the state median of $12,105. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,697 is less than the state median of $12,237. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$50 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gilmer County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$48 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Gilmer County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,186
$12,105
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gilmer County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,697
$12,237
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gilmer County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Gilmer County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
350 Calvin Jackson Dr
Ellijay, GA 30540
(706) 276-5100
Grades: K-5
| 642 students
Rank: #22.
Ellijay Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
32 Mccutchen St
Ellijay, GA 30540
(706) 276-5020
Grades: PK-5
| 627 students
Rank: #33.
Clear Creek Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
346 Clear Creek School Dr
Ellijay, GA 30536
(706) 276-5150
Grades: 6-8
| 1,002 students
Rank: #44.
Gilmer High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
408 Bobcat Trl
Ellijay, GA 30540
(706) 276-5080
Grades: 9-12
| 1,184 students
Rank: n/an/a
196 Mccutchen St
Ellijay, GA 30540
(706) 276-5010
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Gilmer County
  • 497 Bobcat Trail, Ellijay, GA, 30540
  • (706) 276-5000
  • gilmerschools.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46

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