Bright Star Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bright Star 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 15-19% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 441 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 90%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in GA
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education
Bright Star Elementary School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bright Star 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 Bright Star Elementary School is 0.50, 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
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1527 out of 2168 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Bright Star Elementary School's ranking?
Bright Star Elementary School is ranked #1527 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?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Bright Star Elementary School?
441 students attend Bright Star Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Bright Star Elementary School students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bright Star Elementary School?
Bright Star Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bright Star Elementary School offer ?
Bright Star Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Bright Star Elementary School part of?
Bright Star Elementary School is part of Douglas County School District.
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