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
Clarkdale Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Clarkdale Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 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 11:1 15:1
Clarkdale Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Clarkdale Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
22%
12%
Clarkdale Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
59%
37%
Clarkdale Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
12%
44%
Clarkdale Elementary School White (1994-2012)
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 0.83
Clarkdale 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.
63%
51%
Clarkdale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Clarkdale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 107,291 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
6
Number of Students Managed 107,291 3,449
Cobb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 2012 (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 Springs Powder Springs Elementary School
    4570 Grady Grier Dr
    Powder Springs , GA , 30127
    (770)222-3745
    1.2  mi  |  764  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Austell Cooper Middle School
    4605 Ewing Rd
    Austell , GA , 30106
    (770)819-2438
    1.2  mi  |  836  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Austell Garrett Middle School
    5235 Austell Powder Springs Rd
    Austell , GA , 30106
    (770)819-2466
    1.5  mi  |  882  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Powder Springs Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Austell Intermediate School
    5243 Meadows Rd
    Powder Springs , GA , 30127
    (770)819-2387
    1.9  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Powder Springs Compton Elementary School
    3450 New Macland Rd
    Powder Springs , GA , 30127
    (770)222-3700
    1.9  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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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 0.66, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.83. The most diverse school district in Cobb County is Cobb County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.