PROFICIENCY 47% 33% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%Whitfield County
42%Tunnel Hill

Tunnel Hill Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Whitfield County" in Tunnel Hill, GA. There are a total of 348 students and 22 teachers at Tunnel Hill Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 166 free lunch students and 36 reduced lunch students.

Tunnel Hill Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 33% higher than the Georgia average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch166
Reduced lunch36


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Tunnel Hill Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Tunnel Hill Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 75.1% 54.4% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 0.6% 1.7% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 1.0% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 17.6% 39.5% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Northwest Whitfield County High School41%3.5Tunnel Hill, GA
New Hope Middle School32%3.9Dalton, GA
New Hope Elementary School45%4.0Dalton, GA
Tiger Creek Elementary School37%4.3Tunnel Hill, GA
Dalton High School30%5.5Dalton, GA
Pleasant Grove Elementary School30%5.8Dalton, GA
North Whitfield Middle School37%5.9Dalton, GA
Westwood Elementary School38%6.0Dalton, GA
Park Creek Elementary School31%6.2Dalton, GA
Ringgold Middle School41%6.4Ringgold, GA
City Park Elementary School24%6.5Dalton, GA
Varnell Elementary School40%6.5Varnell, GA

Tunnel Hill demographics profile

StatisticTunnel HillGeorgiaNational
Population density (sq mi)65816791
Median age38.636.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%54%55%
Speak English97%86%79%
Speak Spanish2%8%13%

Education level achieved in Tunnel Hill

IndexTunnel HillGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school72.8%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college48.3%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.7%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.3%1.3%
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