Berta Weathersbee Elementary School

Berta Weathersbee Elementary School serves 374 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% 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 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 374 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 14:1 15:1
Hispanic
3%
13%
Black
73%
37%
White
18%
44%
Two or more races
6%
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.
0.43 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.
87%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,787 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,233 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,199 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Troup County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
5
Number of Students Managed 14,787 3,197
District Total Revenue $128 MM $34 MM
District Spending $128 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,233 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,199 $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 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 Grades Students
  • LagrangeUnity Elementary School
    525 Park Ave
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)883-1555
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 465 students                      
  • LagrangeWest Side Magnet School
    Magnet School
    301 Forrest Ave
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)883-1550
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 3-8 | 379 students                      
  • LagrangeEthel Kight Magnet Elementary School
    80 North Kight Dr
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)812-7943
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 508 students                      
  • LagrangeWhitesville Road Elementary School
    1700 Whitesville Rd
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)812-7968
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 504 students                      
  • LagrangeLong Cane Middle School
    326 Long Cane Rd
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)845-2085
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 991 students                      

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