Varner Elementary School

4761 Gaydon Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Varner Elementary School serves 768 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Varner Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (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 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Varner Elementary School's student population of 768 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students768 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Varner 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 Varner Elementary School is 0.60, 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
#781 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
15%
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Black
58%
37%
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White
20%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Varner Elementary School is Mceachern High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Tapp Middle School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Powder Springs Mceachern High School Math: 38% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,345 students
    0.9 miles
    2400 New Macland Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (770) 222-3710
    0.9 9-12 2,345
  • Powder Springs Tapp Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 901 students
    1.9 miles
    3900 Macedonia Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (770) 222-3758
    1.9 6-8 901
  • Powder Springs Compton Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 534 students
    2.0 miles
    3450 New Macland Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (770) 222-3700
    2 K-5 534
  • Powder Springs Hillgrove High School Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,465 students
    2.5 miles
    4165 Luther Ward Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (678) 331-3961
    2.5 9-12 2,465
  • Powder Springs Kemp Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 969 students
    2.6 miles
    865 Corner Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (678) 594-8158
    2.6 PK-5 969

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