J. D. Dickerson Primary School

J. D. Dickerson Primary School serves 568 students in grades PK-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
J. D. Dickerson Primary School operates within the Vidalia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 568 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-1
Total Students 568 students
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade J. D. Dickerson Primary School 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 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
45%
37%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Black (1994-2012)
White
47%
44%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups J. D. Dickerson Primary School Sch Ethnicity J. D. Dickerson Primary 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 0.83
J. D. Dickerson Primary 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.
68%
51%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
6%
7%
J. D. Dickerson Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,605 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Vidalia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 2,605 3,449
Vidalia City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $34 MM
District Spending $27 MM $36 MM
Vidalia City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,807 $9,939
Vidalia City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,752 $10,367
Vidalia City 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 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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