J. D. Dickerson Primary School

J. D. Dickerson Primary School serves 570 students in grades PK-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
J. D. Dickerson Primary School operates within the Vidalia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 570 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-1
Total Students 570 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 19:1 15:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
4%
13%
Black
49%
37%
White
41%
44%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.59 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.
66%
52%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,619 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,807 is less than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,752 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name Vidalia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 2,619 3,197
District Total Revenue $25 MM $34 MM
District Spending $27 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,807 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,752 $10,367
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 Vidalia Comprehensive High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J. R. Trippe Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sally Dailey Meadows Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • VidaliaSally Dailey Meadows Elementary School
    205 Waters Dr
    VidaliaGA 30474
    (912)537-4755
    1 mi | Gr. 2-5 | 760 students                      
  • VidaliaVidalia Comprehensive High School
    1001 North St West
    VidaliaGA 30474
    (912)537-7931
    1.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 692 students                      
  • VidaliaJ. R. Trippe Middle School
    2200 Mcintosh St
    VidaliaGA 30474
    (912)537-3813
    1.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 597 students                      
  • LyonsToombs County Middle School
    701 Bulldog Rd
    LyonsGA 30436
    (912)526-8363
    4.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 724 students                      
  • LyonsToombs County High School
    117 East Wesley Ave
    LyonsGA 30436
    (912)526-6068
    4.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 797 students                      

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