Gilmer County School District

497 Bobcat Trail
Ellijay, GA 30540
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public preschool serving 762 students in Gilmer County School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public pre schools in Georgia.
Public Preschool in Gilmer County School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Georgia public pre school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public preschool average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,104 Schools
# Students
4,130 Students
675,294 Students
# Teachers
266 Teachers
49,566 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Gilmer County School District, which is ranked within the top 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 94% has increased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#70 out of 221 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gilmer County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
39%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
36%
39%
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 2020-21 school year data.
94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gilmer County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.47
0.71
# American Indian Students
5 Students
1,431 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
31 Students
31,788 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,332 Students
125,193 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
19%
# Black Students
14 Students
237,236 Students
% Black Students
n/a
35%
# White Students
2,702 Students
245,611 Students
% White Students
66%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
631 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
45 Students
33,288 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
145
46,616
# Students in K Grade:
320
108,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
322
107,359
# Students in 2nd Grade:
331
107,956
# Students in 3rd Grade:
304
99,184
# Students in 4th Grade:
269
99,345
# Students in 5th Grade:
288
99,134
# Students in 6th Grade:
288
2,757
# Students in 7th Grade:
344
1,728
# Students in 8th Grade:
311
1,694
# Students in 9th Grade:
360
217
# Students in 10th Grade:
297
170
# Students in 11th Grade:
274
159
# Students in 12th Grade:
277
198
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,598 is higher than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,195 is higher than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has grown by 25% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$64 MM
$24,999 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$67 MM
$23,473 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,598
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gilmer County  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
$16,195
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gilmer County  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 Gilmer County School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ellijay Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
32 Mccutchen St
Ellijay, GA 30540
(706) 276-5020
Grades: PK-5
| 762 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,130 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 94% (Top 20% in GA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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