J. D. Dickerson Primary School

J. D. Dickerson Primary School serves 565 students in grades PK - 1.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
J. D. Dickerson Primary School operates within the Vidalia City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 565 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-1
Total Students 565 students
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % J. D. Dickerson Primary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade J. D. Dickerson Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than 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 19:1 16:1
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
4%
13%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
53%
37%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
37%
43%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups J. D. Dickerson Primary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.58 0.40
J. D. Dickerson Primary 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.
71%
56%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
5%
6%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,664 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,778 is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,494 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Vidalia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 2,664 3,213
Vidalia City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $36 MM
Vidalia City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $24 MM $34 MM
Vidalia City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,778 $10,365
Vidalia City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,494 $9,935
Vidalia City 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 Vidalia Comprehensive High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J. R. Trippe Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sally Dailey Meadows Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • VidaliaSally Dailey Meadows Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: 2-5 | 765 students205 Waters Dr
    VidaliaGA 30474
    (912)537-4755
    12-5765
  • VidaliaVidalia Comprehensive High School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 750 students1001 North St West
    VidaliaGA 30474
    (912)537-7931
    1.59-12750
  • VidaliaJ. R. Trippe Middle School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 584 students2200 Mcintosh St
    VidaliaGA 30474
    (912)537-3813
    1.96-8584
  • LyonsToombs County Middle School
    4.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 710 students701 Bulldog Rd
    LyonsGA 30436
    (912)526-8363
    4.56-8710
  • LyonsToombs County High School
    4.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 831 students117 East Wesley Ave
    LyonsGA 30436
    (912)526-6068
    4.79-12831

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