Barden Elementary School

  • Barden Elementary School serves 287 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Barden Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Barden Elementary School's student population of 287 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barden Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barden Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#2079 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
93%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Barden Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Barden Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barden Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.130.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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