Big Creek Elementary School

  • Big Creek Elementary School serves 795 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Big Creek Elementary School's student population of 795 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011, 2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students795 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Creek Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#16 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
53%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
3%
37%
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White
36%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.590.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
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 Big Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForsyth County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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