Cal­houn City Schools named Top 5 in Niche’s 2019 Best School Districts in Ge­or­gia

Calhoun Times - - FRONT PAGE - By Brandi Owczarz

Cal­houn City Schools has been named in the Top 5 of Niche’s 2019 Best School Districts in Ge­or­gia.

The 2019 Best School Districts rank­ing is based on rig­or­ous anal­y­sis of key statis­tics and mil­lions of re­views from stu­dents and par­ents us­ing data from the U.S. Depart­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion. Rank­ing fac­tors in­clude state test scores, col­lege readiness, grad­u­a­tion rates, SAT/ ACT scores, teacher qual­ity, pub­lic school district rat­ings and more.

Ac­cord­ing to Niche.com, Cal­houn City Schools is a highly rated, pub­lic school district lo­cated with 4,093 stu­dents in grades PreK - 12th grade with a stu­dent-teacher ra­tio of 19 to 1.

Cal­houn City Schools over­all score is an A, with the as­sess­ment from the Niche re­port card reading: Aca­demics, B+; Di­ver­sity, A; Teach­ers, A; Col­lege Prep, A; Clubs & Ac­tiv­i­ties, A+; Health & Safety, A+.

Gor­don County Schools came in at No. 45 on the list with an over­all grade of B-.

Niche.com is known as the one of the top web­sites U.S. col­leges, schools, neigh­bor­hoods, and com­pa­nies. Ev­ery month, mil­lions of peo­ple use the easy- to- read and com­pre­hen­sive re­ports cards, rank­ings and re­views to choose the right schools or neigh­bor­hood. Niche does rig­or­ous clean­ing and anal­y­sis on large data sets, and com­bines them with feed­back from the com­mu­nity for nu­anced in­sight that can’t be found any­where else.

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