Bright Star Elementary School

6300 John West Rd
Douglasville, GA 30134
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Bright Star Elementary School serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bright Star Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower 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 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bright Star Elementary School's student population of 477 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Bright Star Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Bright Star Elementary School is 0.54, 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
#1018 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
65%
37%
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White
14%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bright Star Elementary School is Douglas County High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Yeager Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arbor Station Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Douglasville Arbor Station Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 624 students
    1.9 miles
    9999 Parkway S
    Douglasville, GA 30135
    (770) 651-3000
    1.9 K-5 624
  • Douglasville Yeager Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 544 students
    2.1 miles
    4000 Kings Hwy
    Douglasville, GA 30135
    (770) 651-5600
    2.1 6-8 544
  • Winston Winston Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 463 students
    2.2 miles
    7465 Highway 78
    Winston, GA 30187
    (770) 651-4700
    2.2 PK-5 463
  • Douglasville North Douglas Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
    2.5 miles
    1630 Dorris Rd
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    (770) 651-4800
    2.5 PK-5 643
  • Douglasville Douglas County High School Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,959 student
    2.6 miles
    8705 Campbellton St
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    (770) 651-6500
    2.6 9-12 1,959

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