Big Creek Elementary School

1994 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
4.50 (2 reviews)
Big Creek Elementary School serves 772 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Big Creek Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Big Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Big Creek Elementary School's student population of 772 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2011, 2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students772 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Rankings

Big Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Big Creek Elementary School is 0.59, 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
#7 out of 2196 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
54%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
3%
37%
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White
35%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForsyth County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Big Creek Elementary School is Lambert High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Forsyth Middle School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cumming South Forsyth Middle School Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,305 student
    1.3 miles
    4670 Windermere Parkway
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (770) 888-3170
    1.3 6-8 1,305
  • Cumming Brookwood Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,078 student
    1.6 miles
    2980 Vaughan Dr
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (678) 965-5060
    1.6 PK-5 1,078
  • Suwanee Lambert High School Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,056 students
    2.0 miles
    805 Nichols Rd
    Suwanee, GA 30024
    (678) 965-5050
    2 9-12 3,056
  • Cumming Piney Grove Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,010 student
    2.0 miles
    8135 Majors Rd
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (678) 965-5010
    2 6-8 1,010
  • Cumming Shiloh Point Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,289 student
    2.0 miles
    8145 Majors Rd
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (678) 341-6481
    2 PK-5 1,289

School Reviews

  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
I went here from 3rd to 5th grade came in 2016 and want to give a good review because I liked the school... yeah.
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5  
a. Excellent b. Yes c. Two-time Governor's Office Platinum Award, National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, Georgia School of Excellence d. Well maintained e. Parents are very actively involved
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