Brookwood Elementary School

455 South Old Belair Rd,

Grovetown, GA, 30813-4509

Tel: (706)855-7538
Grades: PK-5

579 students

Brookwood Elementary School serves 579 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Brookwood Elementary School operates within the Columbia County School District.

Overview

The student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 579 students
Brookwood Elementary School Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Brookwood Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Brookwood Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 16:1 15:1
Brookwood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Brookwood Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Brookwood Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
22%
37%
Brookwood Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
60%
44%
Brookwood Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Brookwood Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Brookwood 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 0.66
Brookwood 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.
36%
51%
Brookwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
Brookwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,792 students has grown by 3467% 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 $319,169 $9,939
Columbia County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $319,889 $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 (2.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Evans Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westmont Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Martinez Westmont Elementary School
    4558 Oakley Pirkle Rd
    Martinez , GA , 30907
    (706)863-0992
    0.9  mi  |  537  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Augusta Sue Reynolds Elementary School
    3840 Wrightsboro Rd
    Augusta , GA , 30909
    (706)855-2540
    2.3  mi  |  788  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Evans Bel Air Elementary School
    325 North Belair Rd
    Evans , GA , 30809
    (706)863-8724
    2.6  mi  |  456  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Evans Evans High School
    4550 Cox Rd
    Evans , GA , 30809
    (706)863-1198
    2.7  mi  |  1729  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Martinez Martinez Elementary School
    213 Flowing Wells Rd
    Martinez , GA , 30907
    (706)863-8308
    3  mi  |  500  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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