Cedar Grove Elementary School

2330 River Rd
Ellenwood, GA 30294
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Cedar Grove Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cedar Grove 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 11-19% (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 20-29% (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 99% 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: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cedar Grove Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Cedar Grove Elementary School's student population of 536 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Cedar Grove 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 Cedar Grove Elementary School is 0.22, 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
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1561 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
88%
36%
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White
1%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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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 Cedar Grove Elementary School's ranking?
Cedar Grove Elementary School is ranked #1561 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Cedar Grove Elementary School often compared to?
Cedar Grove Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Clayton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Cedar Grove Elementary School?
536 students attend Cedar Grove Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Cedar Grove Elementary School students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cedar Grove Elementary School?
Cedar Grove Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cedar Grove Elementary School offer ?
Cedar Grove Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Cedar Grove Elementary School part of?
Cedar Grove Elementary School is part of Dekalb County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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