Walnut Grove Elementary School

Tel: (770)784-0023
Grades: PK-5

535 students

Walnut Grove Elementary School serves 535 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Walnut Grove Elementary School operates within the Walton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 535 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 535 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade Walnut Grove Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less 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
3%
12%
Black
4%
37%
White
89%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Walnut Grove Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Walnut Grove 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.
0.21 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.
45%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,830 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Walton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
6
Number of Students Managed 13,830 3,449
District Total Revenue $129 MM $34 MM
Walton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $156 MM $36 MM
Walton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,997 $9,939
Walton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,124 $10,367
Walton 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 Newton High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Creek Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Porterdale Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CovingtonNewton High School
    140 Ram Dr
    CovingtonGA 30014
    (770)787-2250
    0.6 mi | 1916 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CovingtonPorterdale Elementary School
    45 Ram Dr
    CovingtonGA 30014
    (770)784-2928
    0.8 mi | 468 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CovingtonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Middle Ridge Elementary School
    11649 By Pass Rd
    CovingtonGA 30014
    (770)385-6463
    1.3 mi | 557 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CovingtonIndian Creek Middle School
    11051 By Pass Rd
    CovingtonGA 30014
    (770)385-6453
    2.2 mi | 980 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CovingtonLive Oak Elementary School
    500 Kirkland Rd
    CovingtonGA 30016
    (678)625-6654
    2.4 mi | 925 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Covington, GA 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 0.45, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Covington is Covington Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.