Telfair County Elementary School

Telfair County Elementary School serves 914 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Telfair County Elementary School operates within the Telfair County School District.

Overview

The student population of 914 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 914 students
Telfair County Elementary School Total Students (2004-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Telfair County Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Telfair County Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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
Telfair County Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Telfair County Elementary School Hispanic (2004-2013)
Black
43%
37%
Telfair County Elementary School Black (2004-2013)
White
52%
44%
Telfair County Elementary School White (2004-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Telfair County Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Telfair County 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.
0.55 0.40
Telfair County Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2013)
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.
71%
52%
Telfair County Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Telfair County Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,194 students has grown by 25% over five years.
School District Name Telfair County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
5
Number of Students Managed 2,194 3,197
Telfair County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $34 MM
District Spending $17 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,171 $9,939
Telfair County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,676 $10,367
Telfair 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 Telfair County High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Telfair County Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wheeler County Elementary School (9.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mc RaeTelfair County High School
    458 South Third Ave
    Mc RaeGA 31055
    (229)868-6096
    1.6 mi | 434 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mc RaeTelfair County Middle School
    3 West Hwy 280
    Mc RaeGA 31055
    (229)868-7465
    2 mi | 412 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AlamoWheeler County Elementary School
    50 South Commerce St
    AlamoGA 30411
    (912)568-7159
    9.4 mi | 531 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AlamoWheeler County High School
    50 Snowhill Rd
    AlamoGA 30411
    (912)568-7166
    9.5 mi | 472 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • MilanMilan Ydc
    Special Education School
    26 Pinckerton St
    MilanGA 31060
    (229)362-4344
    Special Education School

    9.7 mi | 16 students | Gr. 9-11                      

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