Tussahaw Elementary School

Tussahaw Elementary School serves 565 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Tussahaw Elementary School operates within the Henry County School District.

Overview

The student population of 565 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 565 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
7%
13%
Black
64%
37%
White
25%
44%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.53 0.40
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.
59%
52%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,180 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,621 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,159 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Henry County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
5
Number of Students Managed 40,180 3,197
District Total Revenue $424 MM $34 MM
District Spending $446 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,621 $9,939
District Spending / Student $11,159 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Henry County High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry County Middle School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethlehem Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Locust GroveBethlehem Elementary School
    1000 Academic Parkway
    Locust GroveGA 30248
    (770)288-8571
    2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 564 students                      
  • Locust GroveUnity Grove Elementary School
    1180 Leguin Mill Rd
    Locust GroveGA 30248
    (770)898-8886
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 743 students                      
  • Locust GroveLocust Grove Elementary School
    95 L G Griffin Rd
    Locust GroveGA 30248
    (770)957-5416
    3.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 439 students                      
  • McdonoughHenry County Middle School
    166 Holly Smith Dr
    McdonoughGA 30253
    (770)957-3945
    3.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 763 students                      
  • McdonoughHenry County High School
    401 Tomlinson St
    McdonoughGA 30253
    (770)957-3943
    4.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1071 students                      

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