Best Public Schools in Sandy Springs, GA


The city of Sandy Springs, Georgia has only one elementary school in the data set - Ison Springs Elementary School. This school serves students from pre-kindergarten through 5th grade and is part of the Fulton County School District.

Ison Springs Elementary School has a student population of 476, with a racial makeup that is majority African American and Hispanic. The school's academic performance on the Georgia Milestones Assessment System is significantly below the Fulton County and state averages across all grade levels and subject areas. For example, in 5th grade English Language Arts, only 31.3% of students were proficient or better, compared to 55.9% in Fulton County and 41.6% statewide. Despite the school's low academic performance, it has a relatively high spending per student of $12,293, which is above the state average.

Ison Springs Elementary School has consistently been ranked in the bottom half of Georgia elementary schools by the SchoolDigger ranking system, with a 2-star rating out of 5 for the past three school years. This low ranking may impact the school's reputation and ability to attract and retain high-quality teachers and students. Additionally, the school has a high percentage of students (74.16%) who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a high level of economic disadvantage among the student population, which may be contributing to the school's academic challenges.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Georgia Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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