Islands High School

170 Whitemarsh Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Islands High School serves 1,019 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 51% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Islands High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Islands High School's student population of 1,019 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,019 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Islands High 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 Islands High School is 0.53, 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
#950 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
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White
66%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.69
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Graduation Rate
86%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSavannah-Chatham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Islands High School is Johnson High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coastal Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Howard Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Savannah Howard Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 639 students
    0.1 miles
    115 Wilmington Island Rd
    Savannah, GA 31410
    (912) 395-3925
    0.1 PK-5 639
  • Savannah Marshpoint Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 845 students
    2.5 miles
    135 Whitemarsh Island Rd
    Savannah, GA 31410
    (912) 395-4000
    2.5 PK-5 845
  • Savannah Coastal Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
    2.8 miles
    4595 Us Highway 80 E
    Savannah, GA 31410
    (912) 395-3950
    2.8 6-8 719
  • Savannah Johnson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 755 students
    4.6 miles
    3012 Sunset Blvd
    Savannah, GA 31404
    (912) 395-6400
    4.6 9-12 755
  • Savannah Isle Of Hope School
    Grades: PK-8 | 817 students
    5.1 miles
    100 Parkersburg Rd
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-6555
    5.1 PK-8 817

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