Due West Elementary School

Due West Elementary School serves 547 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Due West Elementary School operates within the Cobb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 547 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 547 students
Due West Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Due West Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Due West Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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
Due West Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
6%
3%
Due West Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Due West Elementary School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
10%
37%
Due West Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
76%
44%
Due West Elementary School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Due West Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Due West Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.41 0.40
Due West Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
10%
52%
Due West Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
Due West Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 114,317 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,375 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,180 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
116
5
Number of Students Managed 114,317 3,197
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb County School District 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 Harrison High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lost Mountain Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bullard Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KennesawHarrison High School
    4500 Due West Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8104
    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1964 students                      
  • KennesawLost Mountain Middle School
    700 Old Mountain Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8224
    1.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 939 students                      
  • KennesawBullard Elementary School
    3656 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8720
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 923 students                      
  • KennesawMcclure Middle School
    3660 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)331-8131
    2.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1096 students                      
  • KennesawPine Mountain Middle School
    2720 Pine Mountain Circlenw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8252
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 699 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 11, 2011 - This is a small school with a seasoned staff that really cares about the students. The grounds and building have recently been updated. The PTA is very active and the school welcomes parents and families to join. They have wonderful enrichment and after-school activities. - Posted by Parent

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