Dearing Elementary School

500 Main St North,

Dearing, GA, 30808-0007

Tel: (706)986-4900
Grades: PK-5

469 students

Dearing Elementary School serves 469 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Dearing Elementary School operates within the Mcduffie County School District.

Overview

The student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 469 students
Dearing Elementary School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Dearing Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2012)
Students by Grade Dearing Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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
Dearing Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Dearing Elementary School Asian (2002-2004)
Hispanic
13%
12%
Dearing Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
16%
37%
Dearing Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
61%
44%
Dearing Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dearing Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Dearing 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.
0.58 0.66
Dearing 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.
58%
51%
Dearing Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
13%
7%
Dearing Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,222 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mcduffie County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 4,222 3,298
District Total Revenue $44 MM $34 MM
Mcduffie County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $45 MM $36 MM
Mcduffie County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,426 $9,939
Mcduffie County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,726 $10,367
Mcduffie 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 Harlem High School (5.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harlem Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Harlem Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Harlem North Harlem Elementary School
    525 Fairview Dr
    Harlem , GA , 30814
    (706)556-5995
    3.8  mi  |  582  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Harlem Harlem Middle School
    375 West Forrest St
    Harlem , GA , 30814
    (706)556-5990
    3.9  mi  |  551  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Harlem Harlem High School
    1070 Appling Harlem Rd
    Harlem , GA , 30814
    (706)556-5980
    5.5  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Thomson Norris Elementary School
    511 Main St
    Thomson , GA , 30824
    (706)986-4600
    5.9  mi  |  509  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Thomson Thomson-mcduffie Middle School
    1191 White Oak Rd
    Thomson , GA , 30824
    (706)986-4300
    6.3  mi  |  1012  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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