Martinez Elementary School

213 Flowing Wells Rd,

Martinez, GA, 30907-2139

Tel: (706)863-8308
Grades: PK-5

500 students

Martinez Elementary School serves 500 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Martinez Elementary School operates within the Columbia County School District.

Overview

The student population of 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 500 students
Martinez Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Martinez Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Martinez Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 16:1 15:1
Martinez Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Martinez Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
8%
12%
Martinez Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
19%
37%
Martinez Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
63%
44%
Martinez Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Martinez Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Martinez 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.
0.56 0.83
Martinez 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.
33%
51%
Martinez 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.
9%
7%
Martinez 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 3,462
Columbia County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $213 MM n/a
Columbia County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $213 MM n/a
Columbia County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,351 $0
Columbia County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,372 $0
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 Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Columbia Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Martinez South Columbia Elementary School
    325 Mccormick Rd
    Martinez , GA , 30907
    (706)863-3220
    1.1  mi  |  511  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Augusta Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta
    3100 Perimeter Parkway
    Augusta , GA , 30909
    (706)651-0005
    2  mi  |  59  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Evans Lakeside Middle School
    527 Blue Ridge Dr
    Evans , GA , 30809
    (706)855-6900
    2  mi  |  675  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Evans Lakeside High School
    533 Blue Ridge Dr
    Evans , GA , 30809
    (706)863-0027
    2.1  mi  |  1669  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Evans Blue Ridge Elementary School
    550 Blue Ridge Dr
    Evans , GA , 30809
    (706)868-0894
    2.3  mi  |  657  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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