Gordon County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 6,762 students in Gordon County School District. Gordon County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Gordon County School District are Belwood Elementary School, Sonoraville High School and Sonoraville Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Gordon County School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameGordon County School District
School District Websitehttp://gcbe.org
School District Phone Number(706) 629-7366
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools10 Schools2,307 Schools
# of Students6,762 Students1,768,957 Students
# of Teachers456 Teachers114,252 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

Gordon County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 212 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#55 out of 213 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gordon County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gordon 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gordon 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gordon County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.370.69
# of American Indian Students19 Students3,436 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students50 Students72,418 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students1,120 Students275,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
15%
# of Black Students128 Students648,827 Students
% Black Students
2%
37%
# of White Students5,262 Students701,330 Students
% White Students
78%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students181 Students64,610 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:36447,726
# of Students in Kindergarten:454126,576
# of Students in 1st Grade:436128,341
# of Students in 2nd Grade:466130,157
# of Students in 3rd Grade:508136,073
# of Students in 4th Grade:527138,416
# of Students in 5th Grade:496139,307
# of Students in 6th Grade:498135,224
# of Students in 7th Grade:508132,792
# of Students in 8th Grade:481132,343
# of Students in 9th Grade:480147,685
# of Students in 10th Grade:518135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:515123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:511115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,100 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,496. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,654 is less than the state median of $11,705. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$75 MM$36 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gordon County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$72 MM$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Gordon County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,100$11,496
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gordon County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,654$11,705
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gordon County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Gordon County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Belwood Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    590 Belwood Rd Se
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-9547

    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Sonoraville High School Math: 54% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7340 Fairmount Hwy Se
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 602-0320

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,150 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Sonoraville Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7320 Fairmount Hwy Se
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 879-5302

    Grades: PK-5 | 676 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Tolbert Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1435 Hall Memorial Rd Nw
    Resaca, GA 30735
    (706) 629-4404

    Grades: PK-5 | 546 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Swain Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2505 Rome Rd Sw
    Plainville, GA 30733
    (706) 629-0141

    Grades: PK-5 | 484 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Red Bud Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    430 Floyd Rd Ne
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 879-5261

    Grades: 6-8 | 837 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Ashworth Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    333 Newtown Rd Ne
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 625-9545

    Grades: 6-8 | 650 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Gordon Central High School Math: 41% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    335 Warrior Path Ne
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-7391

    Grades: 9-12 | 874 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Fairmount Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    130 Peachtree St
    Fairmount, GA 30139
    (706) 337-5321

    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Red Bud Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4151 Red Bud Rd Ne
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 625-2111

    Grades: PK-5 | 571 students
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