Waresboro Elementary School

3379 West Church St,

Waycross, GA, 31503-6701

Tel: (912)287-2393
Grades: KG-5

431 students

Waresboro Elementary School serves 431 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Waresboro Elementary School operates within the Ware County School District.

Overview

The student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 431 students
Waresboro Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Waresboro Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Waresboro Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 14:1 15:1
Waresboro Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Waresboro Elementary School Asian (2006-2008)
Hispanic
8%
12%
Waresboro Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
29%
37%
Waresboro Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
57%
44%
Waresboro Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waresboro Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Waresboro 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.
0.59 0.83
Waresboro Elementary 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.
67%
51%
Waresboro Elementary 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.
7%
7%
Waresboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,086 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Ware County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed 6,086 3,449
Ware County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $34 MM
District Spending $73 MM $36 MM
Ware County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,780 $9,939
Ware County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,112 $10,367
Ware County 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 Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (4.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (4.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Waycross Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    3275 Harris Rd
    Waycross , GA , 31503
    (912)287-6680
    Alternative School
    4.3  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  7-11
  • Waycross Ware County Middle School
    2301 Cherokee St
    Waycross , GA , 31503
    (912)287-2341
    5.6  mi  |  756  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Waycross Wacona Elementary School
    3101 State St
    Waycross , GA , 31503
    (912)287-2362
    6  mi  |  973  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Waycross Ware County High School
    700 Victory Dr
    Waycross , GA , 31503
    (912)287-2351
    6.2  mi  |  1523  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Waycross Ruskin Elementary School
    3550 Valdosta Hwy
    Waycross , GA , 31503
    (912)287-2325
    6.7  mi  |  490  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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