Simonton Elementary School

Simonton Elementary School serves 818 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Simonton Elementary School operates within the Gwinnett County School District.

Overview

The student population of 818 students has declined by 46% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 818 students
Simonton Elementary School Total Students (1994-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Simonton Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2013)
Students by Grade Simonton Elementary School Student 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 0.72 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 14:1 15:1
Simonton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
Simonton Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
28%
13%
Simonton Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
40%
37%
Simonton Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
22%
44%
Simonton Elementary School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Simonton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Simonton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.72 0.40
Simonton Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
69%
52%
Simonton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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%
Simonton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 166,693 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,600 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,948 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Gwinnett County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
5
Number of Students Managed 166,693 3,197
Gwinnett County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,666 MM $34 MM
Gwinnett County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,879 MM $36 MM
Gwinnett County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,600 $9,939
Gwinnett County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,948 $10,367
Gwinnett County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gwinnett Intervention Education (give) Center East (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gwinnett Intervention Education (give) Center East (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jenkins Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • LawrencevilleJenkins Elementary School
    12 Village Way
    LawrencevilleGA 30046
    (678)407-8900
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 996 students                      
  • LawrencevilleGwinnett Intervention Education (give) Center East
    Alternative School
    91 Green St
    LawrencevilleGA 30046
    (770)338-4855
    Alternative School

    1.9 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 226 students                      
  • LawrencevilleHooper Renwick Center
    Special Education School
    56 Neal Blvd
    LawrencevilleGA 30045
    (770)682-4290
    Special Education School

    2 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • LawrencevilleLovin Elementary School
    1705 New Hope Rd
    LawrencevilleGA 30045
    (678)518-6940
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 805 students                      
  • GraysonStarling Elementary School
    1725 Grayson Hwy
    GraysonGA 30017
    (678)344-6100
    2.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 988 students                      

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