Tunnel Hill Elementary School

  • Tunnel Hill Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tunnel Hill Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Tunnel Hill Elementary School's student population of 299 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tunnel Hill Elementary 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tunnel Hill Elementary School is 0.36, 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 School Rank#672 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
2%
37%
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White
79%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.360.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitfield County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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