Burgess-peterson Elementary School

  • Burgess-peterson Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burgess-peterson 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 top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Burgess-peterson Elementary School's student population of 474 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burgess-peterson 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burgess-peterson Elementary School is 0.42, 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 School Rank#665 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
74%
37%
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White
19%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlanta School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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