Mcgarity Elementary School

262 Rakestraw Mill Rd
Hiram, GA 30141
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 607 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Mcgarity Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 607 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : Top 50% in GA
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mcgarity Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Mcgarity Elementary School's student population of 607 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
607 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Mcgarity Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mcgarity Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (GA)
#948 out of 2204 schools
(Top 50%)
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40%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcgarity Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
36%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mcgarity Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Mcgarity Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
18%
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Black
29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mcgarity Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
49%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mcgarity Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcgarity Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Georgia.
0.66
This chart display the diversity score of Mcgarity Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mcgarity Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcgarity Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mcgarity Elementary School's ranking?
Mcgarity Elementary School is ranked #948 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Mcgarity Elementary School often compared to?
Mcgarity Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hiram Elementary School, C. A. Roberts Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% GA state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
How many students attend Mcgarity Elementary School?
607 students attend Mcgarity Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Mcgarity Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mcgarity Elementary School?
Mcgarity Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mcgarity Elementary School offer ?
Mcgarity Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Mcgarity Elementary School part of?
Mcgarity Elementary School is part of Paulding County School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 01, 2024 (Thursday)
Winter Break- Schools Closed
December 23, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break
April 07, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day of School - Early Release
May 21, 2025 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 607 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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