South Effingham Elementary School

South Effingham Elementary School serves 714 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
South Effingham Elementary School operates within the Effingham County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 714 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 714 students
South Effingham Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Effingham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
South Effingham Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Effingham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 17:1 16:1
South Effingham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
South Effingham Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
South Effingham Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
11%
37%
South Effingham Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
79%
43%
South Effingham Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
South Effingham Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.36 0.40
South Effingham Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
22%
56%
South Effingham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
6%
South Effingham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Effingham County School District's student population of 11,533 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,173 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,600 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Effingham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
5
Number of Students Managed 11,533 3,213
Effingham County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $36 MM
Effingham County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $110 MM $34 MM
Effingham County School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,173 $10,365
Effingham County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,600 $9,935
Effingham County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is South Effingham High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Effingham Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Godley Station School (3.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PoolerGodley Station School
    Grades: PK-8 | 1631 students
    3.7 miles
    2135 Benton Blvd
    PoolerGA 31322
    (912)395-6000
    3.7PK-81631
  • GuytonSouth Effingham High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1476 students
    3.8 miles
    1220 Noel C Conaway Rd
    GuytonGA 31312
    (912)728-7511
    3.89-121476
  • GuytonSouth Effingham Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 991 students
    3.8 miles
    1200 Noel C Conaway Rd
    GuytonGA 31312
    (912)728-7500
    3.86-8991
  • RinconBlandford Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 906 students
    4 miles
    4650 Mccall Rd
    RinconGA 31326
    (912)826-4200
    4PK-5906
  • BloomingdaleBloomingdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    6 miles
    101 East Main St
    BloomingdaleGA 31302
    (912)395-3680
    6PK-5440

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