Polk County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 11 public schools managed by Polk County School District serving 7,780 students in Cedartown, Georgia.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia state average of 60%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Polk County School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Cedartown Cedartown High School
    167 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-0490

    Grades: 9-12 | 1238 students
  • Cedartown Cedartown Middle School
    1664 Syble Brannan Parkway
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)749-8850

    Grades: 6-8 | 940 students
  • Cedartown Cherokee Elementary School
    191 Evergreen Ln
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-5614

    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
  • Rockmart Eastside Elementary School
    425 Prospect Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770)684-5335

    Grades: PK-5 | 794 students
  • Cedartown Harpst Academy Special Education School
    740 Fletcher St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-1500

    Grades: 7-12 | 60 students
  • Cedartown Northside Elementary School
    100 N Philpot St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-4932

    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
  • Rockmart Rockmart High School
    990 Cartersville Hwy
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770)684-5432

    Grades: 9-12 | 895 students
  • Rockmart Rockmart Middle School
    60 Knox Mountain Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (678)757-1479

    Grades: 6-8 | 723 students
  • Rockmart Van Wert Elementary School
    370 Atlanta Hwy
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770)684-2237

    Grades: PK-5 | 806 students
  • Cedartown Westside Elementary School
    51 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-0831

    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
  • Cedartown Youngs Grove Elementary School
    601 Wooten Rd
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-3821

    Grades: PK-5 | 585 students

Overview

School District NamePolk County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students7,780 students
# of Teachers477 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students3,763 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students4,017 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.58
# of American Indian Students17 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students36 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students1,661 students
% Hispanic Students
21%
# of Black Students1,080 students
% Black Students
14%
# of White Students4,611 students
% White Students
59%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students375 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:349
# of Students in Kindergarten:565
# of Students in 1st Grade:524
# of Students in 2nd Grade:617
# of Students in 3rd Grade:654
# of Students in 4th Grade:600
# of Students in 5th Grade:615
# of Students in 6th Grade:558
# of Students in 7th Grade:572
# of Students in 8th Grade:547
# of Students in 9th Grade:723
# of Students in 10th Grade:508
# of Students in 11th Grade:483
# of Students in 12th Grade:465
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Polk County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 65% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Polk 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polk 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Polk County School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,115 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,277. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,581 is higher than the state average of $10,242. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$77 MM$33 MM
This chart display total revenue of Polk County School District and average revenue for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$81 MM$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Polk County School District and average spending for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,115$10,277
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Polk County School District and average revenue per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,581$10,242
This chart display average spending per public school student in Polk County School District and average spending per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Polk County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.68. The most diverse school in the district is Westside Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.