Briar Vista Elementary School

  • Briar Vista Elementary School serves 456 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Briar Vista Elementary School operates within the Dekalb County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 456 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 456 students
Briar Vista Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Briar Vista Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Briar Vista Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Briar Vista Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Briar Vista Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
8%
4%
Briar Vista Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
35%
14%
Briar Vista Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
28%
37%
Briar Vista Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
26%
42%
Briar Vista Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Briar Vista Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Briar Vista Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Briar Vista Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.73 0.41
Briar Vista Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
47%
57%
Briar Vista Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Briar Vista Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dekalb County School District's student population of 101,103 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,324 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,074 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
134
5
Number of Students Managed 101,103 3,306
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,126 MM $33 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,001 MM $33 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,324 $10,007
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,074 $9,869
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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