Bleckley County Elementary School

470 Ga Highway 26 E
Cochran, GA 31014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Bleckley County Elementary School serves 589 students in grades 3-5.
Bleckley County 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 45% (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 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bleckley County Elementary School's student population of 589 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Bleckley County 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 Bleckley County Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#588 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
28%
37%
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White
66%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBleckley County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bleckley County Elementary School is Bleckley County High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bleckley Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cochran Bleckley County High School Math: 61% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 664 students
    0.3 miles
    1 Royal Dr
    Cochran, GA 31014
    (478) 934-6258
    0.3 9-12 664
  • Cochran Bleckley Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 509 students
    0.6 miles
    590 Ga Highway 26 E
    Cochran, GA 31014
    (478) 934-7270
    0.6 6-8 509
  • Cochran Bleckley County Success Academy Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 59 students
    1.3 miles
    140 Country Club Rd
    Cochran, GA 31014
    (478) 934-1685
    1.3 6-12 59
  • Cochran Bleckley County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 729 students
    2.2 miles
    259 E Peter St
    Cochran, GA 31014
    (478) 934-2280
    2.2 PK-2 729
  • Hawkinsville Pulaski County Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
    12.1 miles
    280 Broad St
    Hawkinsville, GA 31036
    (478) 783-7275
    12.1 PK-5 693

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