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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Gordon County Schools is a public school district located in Calhoun, GA. It has 6,842 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 36% in reading.
Address
205 Warrior Path
Calhoun, GA 30701
Telephone
(706) 629-7366
Website

Gordon County Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
36%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1030
169 responses
Average ACT
23
50 responses
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Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,842
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.2%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,498
Teachers in First/Second Year
0.4%

Finances

Total Expenses
$82,666,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,574/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    7%

Gordon County Schools Reviews

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I loved being a part of the Phoenix Nation. My graduation was amazing! I was lucky enough to be the first class at SHS to graduate on the football field. There are many issues with administration but the schools pretty much run ok because we have great students and great parents. I took honors classes but most of my honors teachers were not all that great at teaching. My dad was the best teacher I had while I was at SHS.
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Our daughter has had a tremendous experience in this district- gifted, performing arts, academics. There are excellent teachers and administrators, and the facilities are well kept, with access to upgraded technology.
I've attended to Gordon County School for twelve years. It's unique how all schools from elementary, middle, and high school interact with each other. We act like a community helping each other out when needed. Although, we have great teamwork, we should also focus on how our grading system works.