Chesnut Elementary School

Chesnut Elementary School serves 433 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 57%.
Chesnut Elementary School operates within the Dekalb County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 433 students
Chesnut Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Chesnut Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Chesnut Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Chesnut Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Chesnut Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
6%
4%
Chesnut Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
14%
13%
Chesnut Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
34%
37%
Chesnut Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
43%
43%
Chesnut Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Chesnut Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.40
Chesnut Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
56%
Chesnut Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Chesnut Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dekalb County School District's student population of 99,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,661 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,628 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
135
5
Number of Students Managed 99,388 3,213
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,159 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,156 MM $34 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,661 $10,365
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,628 $9,935
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Dunwoody High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Peachtree Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hightower Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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