South Effingham Elementary School

767 Kolic Helmey Rd,

Guyton, GA, 31312-6217

Tel: (912)728-3801
Grades: PK-5

684 students

South Effingham Elementary School serves 684 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
South Effingham Elementary School operates within the Effingham County School District.

Overview

The student population of 684 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 684 students
South Effingham Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
South Effingham Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Effingham 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 0.29 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
South Effingham Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
South Effingham Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
South Effingham Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
6%
37%
South Effingham Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
84%
44%
South Effingham Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Effingham Elementary School Sch Ethnicity South Effingham 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.
0.29 0.83
South Effingham 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.
20%
51%
South Effingham 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.
6%
7%
South Effingham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,516 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Effingham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
6
Number of Students Managed 11,516 3,449
Effingham County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $117 MM $34 MM
District Spending $117 MM $36 MM
Effingham County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,320 $9,939
Effingham County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,307 $10,367
Effingham 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 Effingham High School (3.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Effingham Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Godley Station School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pooler Godley Station School
    2135 Benton Blvd
    Pooler , GA , 31322
    (912)395-6000
    3.6  mi  |  1438  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Guyton South Effingham High School
    1220 Noel C Conaway Rd
    Guyton , GA , 31312
    (912)728-7511
    3.8  mi  |  1461  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Guyton South Effingham Middle School
    1200 Noel C Conaway Rd
    Guyton , GA , 31312
    (912)728-7500
    3.8  mi  |  941  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Rincon Blandford Elementary School
    4650 Mccall Rd
    Rincon , GA , 31326
    (912)826-4200
    4  mi  |  865  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bloomingdale Bloomingdale Elementary School
    101 East Main St
    Bloomingdale , GA , 31302
    (912)395-3680
    6  mi  |  457  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Effingham 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 0.37, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.83. The most diverse school district in Effingham County is Effingham County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.