Gilmer High School

  • Gilmer High School serves 1,231 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Gilmer High School's student population of 1,231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,231 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Gilmer High School
Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gilmer High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gilmer High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1220 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gilmer High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gilmer High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gilmer High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gilmer High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
78%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gilmer High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gilmer High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gilmer High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.350.42
This chart display the diversity score of Gilmer High School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gilmer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gilmer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilmer County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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