Northside Elementary School

985 1st St Nw,

Cairo, GA, 39828-1999

Tel: (229)377-2422
Grades: PK-5

363 students

Northside Elementary School serves 363 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Northside Elementary School operates within the Grady County School District.

Overview

The student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 363 students
Northside Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Northside Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Northside Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 14:1 15:1
Northside Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Northside Elementary School American Indian (1997-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Northside Elementary School Asian (2003-2011)
Hispanic
43%
12%
Northside Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
45%
37%
Northside Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
8%
44%
Northside Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Northside Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Northside 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.
0.61 0.83
Northside 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.
88%
51%
Northside 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.
3%
7%
Northside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,135 students has grown by 37% over five years.
School District Name Grady County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
6
Number of Students Managed 6,135 3,449
Grady County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $34 MM
District Spending $39 MM $36 MM
Grady County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,051 $9,939
Grady County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,687 $10,367
Grady 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 Cairo High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southside Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cairo Southside Elementary School
    491 3rd St Se
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-3723
    1.1  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cairo Cairo High School
    455 5th St Se
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-2222
    1.2  mi  |  1135  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cairo Washington Middle School
    1277 Martin Luther King Ave Sw
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-2106
    1.2  mi  |  639  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Cairo Eastside Elementary School
    1201 20th St Ne
    Cairo , GA , 39828
    (229)377-8441
    1.4  mi  |  738  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Whigham Whigham Elementary School
    211 West Broad Ave
    Whigham , GA , 39897
    (229)762-4167
    7.1  mi  |  543  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Public or Private? Which School is Best for Your Child?
Should your child attend a public or private school? A tough question indeed! Public and private schools have many benefits for children and their families, yet they both have drawbacks as well. In this article, learn about the pros and cons of each to help make your decision to go public or private an easier one.
Did You Know?
Georgia 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 0.83, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Appling County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.