Claxton Elementary School

Claxton Elementary School serves 1,074 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Claxton Elementary School operates within the Evans County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1074 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,074 students
Claxton Elementary School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Claxton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Claxton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 15:1 15:1
Claxton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Claxton Elementary School Asian (2001-2011)
Hispanic
22%
12%
Claxton Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
33%
37%
Claxton Elementary School Black (1999-2012)
White
40%
44%
Claxton Elementary School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.69 0.40
Claxton Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
78%
51%
Claxton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Claxton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Evans County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
6
Number of Students Managed 1,825 3,449
Evans County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $34 MM
Evans County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $36 MM
Evans County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,632 $9,939
Evans County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,088 $10,367
Evans 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 Claxton High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Claxton Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Claxton Claxton High School
    102 North Clark St
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-3993
    1.2  mi  |  401  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Claxton Claxton Middle School
    4 North College St
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-3646
    1.2  mi  |  350  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Claxton Cedarwood Psychoeducational Program
    Special Education School
    720 Church St
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-8888
    Special Education School
    1.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Claxton Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    3609 Bill Hodges Rd
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-4807
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  8-9
  • Reidsville Tattnall County High School
    17100 Ga Hwy 23
    Reidsville , GA , 30453
    (912)557-4374
    11.4  mi  |  899  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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