Berta Weathersbee Elementary School

Berta Weathersbee Elementary School serves 385 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School operates within the Troup County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 385 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 385 students
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 13:1 16:1
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
78%
37%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
15%
43%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Berta Weathersbee 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.
0.37 0.40
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
90%
56%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Troup County School District's student population of 12,677 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,400 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,465 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Troup County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
5
Number of Students Managed 12,677 3,213
Troup County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $131 MM $36 MM
Troup County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $132 MM $34 MM
Troup County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,400 $10,365
Troup County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,465 $9,935
Troup County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Lagrange High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Long Cane Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ethel Kight Magnet Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • LagrangeEthel Kight Magnet Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 639 students
    1.1 miles
    80 North Kight Dr
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)812-7943
    1.1PK-5639
  • LagrangeWhitesville Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 661 students
    1.4 miles
    1700 Whitesville Rd
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)812-7968
    1.4PK-5661
  • LagrangeLong Cane Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1002 students
    1.5 miles
    326 Long Cane Rd
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)845-2085
    1.56-81002
  • LagrangeLong Cane Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    1.6 miles
    238 Long Cane Rd
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)812-7948
    1.6PK-5562
  • LagrangeLagrange High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1328 students
    1.7 miles
    516 North Greenwood St
    LagrangeGA 30240
    (706)883-1590
    1.79-121328

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