Burgess-peterson Elementary School

1682 Glenwood Ave. Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 493 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Burgess-peterson Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% 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: 493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Top 20% in GA
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Burgess-peterson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Burgess-peterson Elementary School's student population of 493 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Burgess-peterson Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Burgess-peterson Elementary School is 0.60, 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.
This School
State Level (GA)
#411 out of 2204 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Burgess-peterson Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burgess-peterson 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 2021-22 school year data.
54%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burgess-peterson 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 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Burgess-peterson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
55%
36%
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White
31%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Burgess-peterson 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
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Burgess-peterson 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 (20-21)
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burgess-peterson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burgess-peterson Elementary School's ranking?
Burgess-peterson Elementary School is ranked #411 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% GA state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
How many students attend Burgess-peterson Elementary School?
493 students attend Burgess-peterson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Burgess-peterson Elementary School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burgess-peterson Elementary School?
Burgess-peterson Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Burgess-peterson Elementary School offer ?
Burgess-peterson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Burgess-peterson Elementary School part of?
Burgess-peterson Elementary School is part of Atlanta Public Schools School District.
In what neighborhood is Burgess-peterson Elementary School located?
Burgess-peterson Elementary School is located in the East Atlanta neighborhood of Atlanta, GA.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 01, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School
August 01, 2024 (Thursday)
Fall Break
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break- No School
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break- No School
November 25, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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