Clarkdale Elementary School

Clarkdale Elementary School serves 374 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Clarkdale Elementary School operates within the Cobb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 374 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade Clarkdale Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 11:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
22%
12%
Black
59%
37%
White
12%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Clarkdale Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Clarkdale 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.
0.59 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.
63%
51%
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.
10%
7%
Clarkdale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,433 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
6
Number of Students Managed 112,433 3,449
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 South Cobb High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cooper Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Powder Springs Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Powder SpringsPowder Springs Elementary School
    4570 Grady Grier Dr
    Powder SpringsGA 30127
    (770)222-3745
    1.2 mi | 764 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AustellCooper Middle School
    4605 Ewing Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2438
    1.2 mi | 836 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AustellGarrett Middle School
    5235 Austell Powder Springs Rd
    AustellGA 30106
    (770)819-2466
    1.5 mi | 882 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Powder SpringsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Austell Intermediate School
    5243 Meadows Rd
    Powder SpringsGA 30127
    (770)819-2387
    1.9 mi | 589 students | Gr. 2-5                      
  • Powder SpringsCompton Elementary School
    3450 New Macland Rd
    Powder SpringsGA 30127
    (770)222-3700
    1.9 mi | 449 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Cobb County, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.51, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.4. The most diverse school district in Cobb County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.