System Profile

The Carrollton City School System is one of only 21 city school districts in Georgia – and one of the oldest. Established in 1886, the district celebrated its quasquicentennial, or 125th birthday, in 2011.

The 2013-2014 school year ended with an enrollment exceeding the 4,800 mark. Below is a statistical breakdown of the system.

SYSTEM

• Grades: Pre-K to 12
• Enrollment: 4,846
• FY14 budget: $40,697,279
• Millage rate: 19.19
• Cost per student: $8,327
• White: 45%
• Black: 31%
• Hispanic: 16%
• Multi-racial: 7%
• Asian: 1%
• Free/reduced school lunch students: 53%
• Students with disabilities: 9%
• LEP students: 4%
• Tuition students: 28%
• Total number of teachers: 335
• Teachers w/ advanced degrees: 63%
• Average teaching experience: 14 years
• Student/teacher ratio: 18:1
• Graduation rate: 85.8%
(This is the 2013 4-year cohort graduation rate based on a calculation method implemented in April 2012)

Note: Most of the demographic information above is also available on the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement website.