Westmont Elementary School

4558 Oakley Pirkle Rd,

Martinez, GA, 30907-

Tel: (706)863-0992
Grades: PK-5

537 students

Westmont Elementary School serves 537 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Westmont Elementary School operates within the Columbia County School District.

Overview

The student population of 537 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 537 students
Westmont Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Westmont Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westmont Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 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 15:1 15:1
Westmont Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Westmont Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
9%
12%
Westmont Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
12%
37%
Westmont Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
71%
44%
Westmont Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westmont Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Westmont 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
Westmont 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.
50%
51%
Westmont 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.
12%
7%
Westmont Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,792 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Columbia County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
5
Number of Students Managed 23,792 3,298
Columbia County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $213 MM $34 MM
Columbia County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $213 MM $36 MM
Columbia County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,351 $9,939
Columbia County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,372 $10,367
Columbia 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 Evans High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Evans Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookwood Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Grovetown Brookwood Elementary School
    455 South Old Belair Rd
    Grovetown , GA , 30813
    (706)855-7538
    0.9  mi  |  579  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Evans Bel Air Elementary School
    325 North Belair Rd
    Evans , GA , 30809
    (706)863-8724
    1.8  mi  |  456  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Evans Evans High School
    4550 Cox Rd
    Evans , GA , 30809
    (706)863-1198
    1.8  mi  |  1729  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Evans Evans Middle School
    4785 Hereford Farm Rd
    Evans , GA , 30809
    (706)868-3689
    2.4  mi  |  820  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Martinez Martinez Elementary School
    213 Flowing Wells Rd
    Martinez , GA , 30907
    (706)863-8308
    2.4  mi  |  500  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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