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
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
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 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 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
13%
12%
Black
16%
37%
White
61%
44%
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 0.40
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%
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%

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
6
Number of Students Managed 4,222 3,449
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: 2013 (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
  • HarlemNorth Harlem Elementary School
    525 Fairview Dr
    HarlemGA 30814
    (706)556-5995
    3.8 mi | 582 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HarlemHarlem Middle School
    375 West Forrest St
    HarlemGA 30814
    (706)556-5990
    3.9 mi | 551 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HarlemHarlem High School
    1070 Appling Harlem Rd
    HarlemGA 30814
    (706)556-5980
    5.5 mi | 684 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ThomsonNorris Elementary School
    511 Main St
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4600
    5.9 mi | 509 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • ThomsonThomson-mcduffie Middle School
    1191 White Oak Rd
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4300
    6.3 mi | 1012 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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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 0.40, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Gwinnett County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.