Wc Abney Elementary School

1186 Colbert Rd,

Dallas, GA, 30132

Tel: (770)443-8000
Grades: PK-5

897 students

Wc Abney Elementary School serves 897 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Wc Abney Elementary School operates within the Paulding County School District.

Overview

The student population of 897 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 897 students
Wc Abney Elementary School Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Wc Abney Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
Students by Grade Wc Abney Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Wc Abney Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Wc Abney Elementary School Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Wc Abney Elementary School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
16%
37%
Wc Abney Elementary School Black (2011-2012)
White
72%
44%
Wc Abney Elementary School White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wc Abney Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wc Abney Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.45 0.83
Wc Abney Elementary School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
30%
51%
Wc Abney Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Wc Abney Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Paulding County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
5
Number of Students Managed 28,237 3,256
Paulding County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $279 MM n/a
Paulding County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $311 MM n/a
Paulding County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,009 $0
Paulding County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,133 $0
Paulding County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Paulding Regional Youth Detention Center (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lena Mae Moses Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paulding Regional Youth Detention Center (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dallas Lena Mae Moses Middle School
    1066 Old County Farm Rd
    Dallas , GA , 30132
    (770)443-8727
    1.7  mi  |  883  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dallas Paulding Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    538 Industrial Blvd North
    Dallas , GA , 30132
    (770)443-1166
    Alternative School
    2.2  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Dallas C. A. Roberts Elementary School
    1833 Mount Tabor Church Rd
    Dallas , GA , 30157
    (770)443-8060
    2.3  mi  |  685  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dallas East Paulding High School
    3320 East Paulding Dr
    Dallas , GA , 30157
    (770)445-5100
    3.1  mi  |  1620  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dallas East Paulding Middle School
    2945 Hiram Acworth Hwy
    Dallas , GA , 30157
    (770)443-7000
    3.5  mi  |  907  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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