Due West Elementary School

Due West Elementary School serves 564 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Due West Elementary School operates within the Cobb County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 564 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 564 students
Due West Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Due West Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Due West Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Due West Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is equal to the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Due West Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
4%
Due West Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Due West Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
8%
37%
Due West Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
77%
43%
Due West Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Due West 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.
0.40 0.40
Due West Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
11%
56%
Due West Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Due West Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Cobb County School District's student population of 110,001 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,277 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,889 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
115
5
Number of Students Managed 110,001 3,213
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,102 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,061 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,277 $10,365
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,889 $9,935
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Harrison High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lost Mountain Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bullard Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KennesawHarrison High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1958 students
    1 miles
    4500 Due West Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8104
    19-121958
  • KennesawLost Mountain Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 946 students
    1.6 miles
    700 Old Mountain Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8224
    1.66-8946
  • KennesawBullard Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 879 students
    2.2 miles
    3656 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8720
    2.2PK-5879
  • KennesawMcclure Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1104 students
    2.2 miles
    3660 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)331-8131
    2.26-81104
  • KennesawPine Mountain Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 700 students
    2.3 miles
    2720 Pine Mountain Circlenw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8252
    2.36-8700

School Reviews

5.0  8/11/2011
This is a small school with a seasoned staff that really cares about the students. The grounds and building have recently been updated. The PTA is very active and the school welcomes parents and families to join. They have wonderful enrichment and after-school activities.
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