Marietta City School District

250 Howard Street
Marietta, GA 30060
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 8,690 students in Marietta City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Marietta City School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 80% 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
13 Schools
2,315 Schools
# Students
8,690 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
665 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Marietta City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#67 out of 221 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marietta City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marietta 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marietta 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.
Graduation Rate
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marietta City  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.70
# American Indian Students
19 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
131 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
3,311 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
18%
# Black Students
3,093 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
36%
36%
# White Students
1,743 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
20%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
385 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
128
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
599
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
682
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
631
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
651
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
698
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
665
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
661
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
691
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
674
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
767
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
720
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
580
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
543
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,989 is higher than the state median of $14,333. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,780 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$148 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marietta 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
$146 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Marietta 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
$16,989
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marietta City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,780
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marietta City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Marietta City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marietta Center For Advanced Academics
Math: 75% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
311 Aviation Rd Se
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 420-0822
Grades: 3-5
| 312 students
Rank: #22.
West Side Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
344 Polk St Nw
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 429-3172
Grades: K-5
| 545 students
Rank: #33.
A.l. Burruss Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
325 Manning Rd Sw
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 429-3144
Grades: K-5
| 385 students
Rank: #44.
Marietta Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
121 Winn St Nw
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 422-0311
Grades: 7-8
| 1,365 students
Rank: #55.
Dunleith Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
120 Saine Dr Sw
Marietta, GA 30008
(770) 429-3190
Grades: K-5
| 534 students
Rank: #66.
Marietta Sixth Grade Academy
Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
340 Aviation Rd Se
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 429-3115
Grades: 6
| 661 students
Rank: #77.
Hickory Hills Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Redwood Dr Sw
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 429-3125
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #88.
Sawyer Road Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Sawyer Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 429-9923
Grades: K-5
| 570 students
Rank: #99.
Park Street Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
105 Park St Se
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 429-3180
Grades: K-5
| 475 students
Rank: #1010.
Marietta High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1171 Whitlock Ave Sw
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 428-2631
Grades: 9-12
| 2,606 students
Rank: #1111.
Lockheed Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1205 Merritt Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 429-3196
Grades: K-5
| 724 students
Rank: n/an/a
377 Henry Dr Sw
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 422-3500
Grades: PK
| 128 students
Rank: n/an/a
729 Lawrence St Ne
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 971-7801
Grades: 9-12
| 4 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Marietta City School District?
Marietta City School District manages 13 public schools serving 8,690 students.
What is the rank of Marietta City School District?
Marietta City School District is ranked #66 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Georgia school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%), Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Marietta City School District?
38% of Marietta City School District students are Hispanic, 36% of students are Black, 20% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Marietta City School District?
Marietta City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Marietta City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,780 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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