Gordon Central High School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gordon Central High School serves 874 students in grades 9-12.
Gordon Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Gordon Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Gordon Central High School's student population of 874 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students874 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Gordon Central High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Gordon Central High School is 0.45, 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
#1305 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
15%
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Black
2%
37%
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White
71%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.69
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Graduation Rate
98%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGordon County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gordon Central High School is Calhoun High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ashworth Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Calhoun Ashworth Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 650 students
    0.5 miles
    333 Newtown Rd Ne
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 625-9545
    0.5 6-8 650
  • Calhoun Calhoun Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 1,002 student
    0.8 miles
    102 Raymond King Dr
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-8323
    0.8 PK-2 1,002
  • Calhoun Calhoun High School Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,105 student
    2.1 miles
    355 S River St
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-9213
    2.1 9-12 1,105
  • Calhoun Calhoun Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 958 students
    2.2 miles
    101 Raymond King Dr
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-7130
    2.2 3-5 958
  • Calhoun Calhoun Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 977 students
    2.2 miles
    399 S River St
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-3340
    2.2 6-8 977

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