Byron Elementary School

202 New Dunbar Rd

Byron, GA 31008-0789

Tel: (478)956-5020
Grades: KG-5

596 students

Byron Elementary School serves 596 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Byron Elementary School operates within the Peach County School District.

Overview

The student population of 596 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 596 students
Byron Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Byron Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Byron Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 18:1 15:1
Byron Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Byron Elementary School Asian (1998-2013)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Byron Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2013)
Black
24%
37%
Byron Elementary School Black (1994-2013)
White
64%
44%
Byron Elementary School White (1994-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Byron Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Byron 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.
0.53 0.40
Byron 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.
50%
52%
Byron Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Byron Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,768 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Peach County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,768 3,197
Peach County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $34 MM
District Spending $50 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,848 $9,939
Peach County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,245 $10,367
Peach 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 Rutland High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Byron Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eagle Springs Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ByronByron Middle School
    201 Linda Dr
    ByronGA 31008
    (478)956-4999
    0.6 mi | 391 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ByronEagle Springs Elementary School
    3591 Us Hwy 41 North
    ByronGA 31008
    (478)953-0450
    2.5 mi | 779 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ByronKay Road Elementary School
    800 Kay Rd
    ByronGA 31008
    (478)825-8893
    2.7 mi | 561 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CentervilleThomson Middle School
    301 Thomson Rd
    CentervilleGA 31028
    (478)953-0488
    3.1 mi | 812 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CentervilleCenterville Elementary School
    450 North Houston Lake Blvd
    CentervilleGA 31028
    (478)953-0400
    3.6 mi | 704 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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