Tunnel Hill Elementary School

  • Tunnel Hill Elementary School serves 324 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 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 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Tunnel Hill Elementary School's student population of 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tunnel Hill Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tunnel Hill Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#485 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
17%
15%
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Black
3%
37%
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White
77%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tunnel Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.380.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitfield County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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