Berta Weathersbee Elementary School

1200 Forrest Ave,

Lagrange, GA, 30240-4929

Tel: (706)883-1570
Grades: PK-5

366 students

Berta Weathersbee Elementary School serves 366 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School operates within the Troup County School District.

Overview

The student population of 366 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 366 students
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
12%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
70%
37%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
20%
44%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Berta Weathersbee 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.
0.47 0.66
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
88%
51%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,494 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School District Name Troup County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
5
Number of Students Managed 14,494 3,298
Troup County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $128 MM $34 MM
Troup County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $128 MM $36 MM
Troup County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,233 $9,939
Troup County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,199 $10,367
Troup 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 Lagrange High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Long Cane Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Unity Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lagrange Unity Elementary School
    525 Park Ave
    Lagrange , GA , 30240
    (706)883-1555
    0.7  mi  |  469  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lagrange West Side Magnet School
    Magnet School
    301 Forrest Ave
    Lagrange , GA , 30240
    (706)883-1550
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  379  students  |  Gr.  3-8
  • Lagrange Ethel Kight Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    80 North Kight Dr
    Lagrange , GA , 30240
    (706)812-7943
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  507  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lagrange Whitesville Road Elementary School
    1700 Whitesville Rd
    Lagrange , GA , 30240
    (706)812-7968
    1.4  mi  |  499  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lagrange Long Cane Middle School
    326 Long Cane Rd
    Lagrange , GA , 30240
    (706)845-2085
    1.5  mi  |  954  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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