Mcgarity Elementary School

262 Rakestraw Mill Rd
Hiram, GA 30141
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Mcgarity Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mcgarity Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher 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 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mcgarity Elementary School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Mcgarity Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Mcgarity Elementary School is 0.65, 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
#611 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
30%
37%
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White
50%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaulding County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mcgarity Elementary School is Hiram High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is P. B. Ritch Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas P. B. Ritch Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 599 students
    0.5 miles
    60 Old Country Trl
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 443-8000
    0.5 6-8 599
  • Hiram Hiram Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 798 students
    1.9 miles
    200 Seaboard Ave
    Hiram, GA 30141
    (770) 443-3392
    1.9 PK-5 798
  • Dallas East Paulding Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 919 students
    2.1 miles
    2945 Hiram Acworth Hwy
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 443-7000
    2.1 6-8 919
  • Hiram Hiram High School Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,601 student
    2.1 miles
    702 Virgie Ballentine Dr
    Hiram, GA 30141
    (770) 443-1182
    2.1 9-12 1,601
  • Dallas C. A. Roberts Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 725 students
    2.4 miles
    1833 Mount Tabor Church Rd
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 443-8060
    2.4 PK-5 725

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