Waresboro Elementary School

3379 West Church St

Waycross, GA 31503-6701

Grades: KG-5

385 students

Waresboro Elementary School serves 385 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% 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 385 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 385 students
Waresboro Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Waresboro Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Waresboro Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 13:1 15:1
Waresboro Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
9%
13%
Waresboro Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
29%
37%
Waresboro Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
58%
44%
Waresboro Elementary School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Waresboro Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Waresboro Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.40
Waresboro Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
67%
52%
Waresboro Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Waresboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,818 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,780 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,112 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Ware County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 6,818 3,197
Ware County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $34 MM
Ware County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $73 MM $36 MM
Ware County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,780 $9,939
Ware County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,112 $10,367
Ware County School District 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 Ware County High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wacona Elementary School (6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WaycrossWaycross Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    3275 Harris Rd
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-6680
    Alternative School

    4.3 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 9 students                      
  • WaycrossWare County Middle School
    2301 Cherokee St
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-2341
    5.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 737 students                      
  • WaycrossWacona Elementary School
    3101 State St
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-2362
    6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 966 students                      
  • WaycrossWare County High School
    700 Victory Dr
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-2351
    6.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1538 students                      
  • WaycrossRuskin Elementary School
    3550 Valdosta Hwy
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-2325
    6.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 456 students                      

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