Gilmer Middle School

1860 S Main St
Ellijay, GA 30540
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Gilmer Middle School serves 686 students in grades 5-6.
Gilmer Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gilmer Middle School's student population of 686 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Gilmer Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gilmer Middle School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#919 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
15%
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Black
n/a
37%
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White
73%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilmer County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gilmer Middle School is Gilmer High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clear Creek Middle School (5.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain View Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ellijay Mountain View Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 473 students
    0.6 miles
    350 Calvin Jackson Dr
    Ellijay, GA 30540
    (706) 276-5100
    0.6 PK-4 473
  • Ellijay Gilmer High School Math: 30% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,182 student
    0.7 miles
    408 Bobcat Trl
    Ellijay, GA 30540
    (706) 276-5080
    0.7 9-12 1,182
  • Ellijay Ellijay Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-4 | 631 students
    1.1 miles
    32 Mccutchen St
    Ellijay, GA 30540
    (706) 276-5020
    1.1 2-4 631
  • Ellijay Ellijay Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 517 students
    1.4 miles
    196 Mccutchen St
    Ellijay, GA 30540
    (706) 276-5010
    1.4 PK-1 517
  • Ellijay Clear Creek Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 642 students
    5.0 miles
    346 Clear Creek School Dr
    Ellijay, GA 30536
    (706) 276-5150
    5 7-8 642

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