Gilmer High School

  • Gilmer High School serves 1,210 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Gilmer High School operates within the Gilmer County School District.
  • Gilmer County School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1210 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,210 students
Gilmer High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Gilmer High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Gilmer High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeGilmer High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Gilmer High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Gilmer High School Asian Students (1997-2013)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Gilmer High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
n/a
42%
Gilmer High School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Gilmer High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Gilmer High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.330.67
Gilmer High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
57%
Gilmer High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Gilmer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Gilmer County School District's student population of 4,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 52% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,815 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,702 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameGilmer County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed4,3033,306
Gilmer County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate64%69%
Gilmer County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2015)
District Total Revenue$51 MM$36 MM
Gilmer County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$46 MM$34 MM
Gilmer County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,815$10,365
Gilmer County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,702$9,935
Gilmer County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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