Belwood Elementary School

Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Belwood Elementary School serves 553 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Belwood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Belwood Elementary School's student population of 553 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Belwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Belwood Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#533 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
15%
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Black
2%
37%
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White
67%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGordon County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belwood Elementary School is Calhoun High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Calhoun Middle School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Calhoun Calhoun High School Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,105 student
    3.6 miles
    355 S River St
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-9213
    3.6 9-12 1,105
  • Calhoun Calhoun Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 977 students
    3.6 miles
    399 S River St
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-3340
    3.6 6-8 977
  • Calhoun Calhoun Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 958 students
    3.8 miles
    101 Raymond King Dr
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-7130
    3.8 3-5 958
  • Calhoun Calhoun Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 1,002 student
    3.8 miles
    102 Raymond King Dr
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-8323
    3.8 PK-2 1,002
  • Calhoun Gordon Central High School Math: 41% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 874 students
    4.0 miles
    335 Warrior Path Ne
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-7391
    4 9-12 874

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