Varnell Elementary School

3900 Cleveland Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Varnell Elementary School serves 427 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Varnell Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Varnell Elementary School's student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students427 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Varnell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Varnell 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 diversity score of Varnell Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#953 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
38%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
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White
56%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Varnell Elementary School is Coahulla Creek High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is North Whitfield Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dalton North Whitfield Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 862 students
    0.3 miles
    3264 Cleveland Hwy
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 259-3381
    0.3 6-8 862
  • Dalton Coahulla Creek High School Math: 39% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 981 students
    1.9 miles
    3361 Crow Rd Ne
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 694-4900
    1.9 9-12 981
  • Dalton Beaverdale Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
    2.7 miles
    1350 Prater Mill Rd Ne
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 275-4414
    2.7 PK-5 378
  • Dalton New Hope Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 615 students
    2.9 miles
    1111 New Hope Rd Nw
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 673-2295
    2.9 6-8 615
  • Dalton New Hope Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 609 students
    3.1 miles
    1175 New Hope Rd Nw
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 673-3180
    3.1 K-5 609

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