Bacon Elementary School

1425 West Orange St,

Jesup, GA, 31545-3227

Tel: (912)427-1077
Grades: PK-5

740 students

Bacon Elementary School serves 740 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Bacon Elementary School operates within the Wayne County School District.

Overview

The student population of 740 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 740 students
Bacon Elementary School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Bacon Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Bacon 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 0.56 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 16:1 15:1
Bacon Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Bacon Elementary School Asian (1997-2010)
Hispanic
9%
12%
Bacon Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
23%
37%
Bacon Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
62%
44%
Bacon Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bacon Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Bacon 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.
0.56 0.40
Bacon 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.
69%
51%
Bacon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Bacon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,453 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wayne County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 5,453 3,449
Wayne County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $34 MM
Wayne County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $49 MM $36 MM
Wayne County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,749 $9,939
Wayne County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,051 $10,367
Wayne 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 Wayne County High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Martha Puckett Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Martha Rawls Smith Elementary School (1 miles away)
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