Dearing Elementary School

Dearing Elementary School serves 530 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Dearing Elementary School operates within the Mcduffie County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 530 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 530 students
Dearing Elementary School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Dearing Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Dearing Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Dearing Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Dearing Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Hispanic
12%
13%
Dearing Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
20%
37%
Dearing Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
61%
43%
Dearing Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Dearing Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.67
Dearing Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
56%
Dearing Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Dearing Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Mcduffie County School District's student population of 4,340 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,457 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Mcduffie County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 4,340 3,213
Mcduffie County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM n/a
Mcduffie County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $41 MM n/a
Mcduffie County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,457 n/a
Mcduffie County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,758 n/a
Mcduffie County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Harlem High School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harlem Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Harlem Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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    3.8 miles
    525 Fairview Dr
    HarlemGA 30814
    (706)556-5995
    3.8PK-5607
  • HarlemHarlem Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
    3.9 miles
    375 West Forrest St
    HarlemGA 30814
    (706)556-5990
    3.96-8547
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    Grades: 9-12 | 719 students
    5.5 miles
    1070 Appling Harlem Rd
    HarlemGA 30814
    (706)556-5980
    5.59-12719
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    Grades: 4-5 | 433 students
    5.9 miles
    511 Main St
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4600
    5.94-5433
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    6.3 miles
    1160 White Oak Rd
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4200
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