Bob Mathis Elementary School

3505 Boring Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bob Mathis Elementary School serves 361 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bob Mathis Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bob Mathis Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Bob Mathis Elementary School's student population of 361 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
361 students
This chart display total students of Bob Mathis Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Bob Mathis Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Bob Mathis Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Bob Mathis Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Bob Mathis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bob Mathis Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1886 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Bob Mathis Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bob Mathis Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
87%
36%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bob Mathis Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.24
This chart display the diversity score of Bob Mathis Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bob Mathis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bob Mathis Elementary School's ranking?
Bob Mathis Elementary School is ranked #1886 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Bob Mathis Elementary School?
361 students attend Bob Mathis Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Bob Mathis Elementary School students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bob Mathis Elementary School?
Bob Mathis Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bob Mathis Elementary School offer ?
Bob Mathis Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Bob Mathis Elementary School part of?
Bob Mathis Elementary School is part of Dekalb County School District.

School Reviews

Review Bob Mathis Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Education Investment Unveiled: Which State Leads the Nation in Public School Funding?
Education Investment Unveiled: Which State Leads the Nation in Public School Funding?
Discover which state allocates the highest funding per student in public schools. Dive into US Census Data to unveil the most financially supportive state and explore if increased spending translates to enhanced student learning outcomes.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Quick Links