Button Gwinnett Elementary School

  • Button Gwinnett Elementary School serves 1,097 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Button Gwinnett Elementary School's student population of 1,097 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,097 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Button Gwinnett Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Button Gwinnett Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1431 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Button Gwinnett 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Button Gwinnett 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
57%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Button Gwinnett Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Button Gwinnett Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Button Gwinnett Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.620.42
This chart display the diversity score of Button Gwinnett Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Button Gwinnett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Button Gwinnett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLiberty County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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