Chesney Elementary School

3878 Old Norcross Rd
Duluth, GA 30096
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Chesney Elementary School serves 1,212 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Chesney 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 40% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Chesney Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Chesney Elementary School's student population of 1,212 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

Chesney 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 diversity score of Chesney Elementary School is 0.64, 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 Testing Rank
#826 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
51%
15%
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Black
30%
37%
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White
5%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chesney Elementary School is Meadowcreek High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Radloff Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Duluth Radloff Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,363 student
    1.1 miles
    3939 Shackleford Rd
    Duluth, GA 30096
    (678) 245-3400
    1.1 6-8 1,363
  • Duluth Ferguson Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 879 students
    1.6 miles
    1755 Centerview Dr
    Duluth, GA 30096
    (678) 245-5450
    1.6 PK-5 879
  • Duluth Duluth Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,440 student
    1.8 miles
    3200 Pleasant Hill Rd
    Duluth, GA 30096
    (770) 476-3372
    1.8 6-8 1,440
  • Duluth Harris Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 824 students
    1.9 miles
    3123 Claiborne Dr
    Duluth, GA 30096
    (770) 476-2241
    1.9 PK-5 824
  • Lawrenceville Corley Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,298 student
    2.2 miles
    1331 Pleasant Hill Rd
    Lawrenceville, GA 30044
    (678) 924-5330
    2.2 PK-5 1,298

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