South Gwinnett High School

2288 Main St E
Snellville, GA 30078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Gwinnett High School serves 2,624 students in grades 9-12.
South Gwinnett High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Gwinnett High School's student population of 2,624 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers140 teachers
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School Rankings

South Gwinnett High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Gwinnett High School is 0.43, 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
#1365 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
74%
37%
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White
6%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.69
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Graduation Rate
82%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Gwinnett High School is Brookwood High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Snellville Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Britt Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Snellville Britt Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 660 students
    0.2 miles
    2503 Skyland Dr
    Snellville, GA 30078
    (770) 972-4500
    0.2 PK-5 660
  • Snellville Snellville Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 915 students
    1.4 miles
    3155 Pate Rd
    Snellville, GA 30078
    (770) 972-1530
    1.4 6-8 915
  • Snellville Pharr Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 637 students
    2.3 miles
    1500 North Rd
    Snellville, GA 30078
    (770) 985-0244
    2.3 PK-5 637
  • Snellville Brookwood Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,292 student
    2.7 miles
    1330 Holly Brook Rd
    Snellville, GA 30078
    (770) 736-4360
    2.7 PK-5 1,292
  • Snellville Brookwood High School Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,538 students
    2.7 miles
    1255 Dogwood Rd
    Snellville, GA 30078
    (770) 972-7642
    2.7 9-12 3,538

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