Claxton Elementary School

  • Claxton Elementary School serves 1,027 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Claxton 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Claxton Elementary School's student population of 1,027 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,027 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Claxton Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Claxton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Claxton Elementary School is 0.68, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1537 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Claxton 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Claxton 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
27%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Claxton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Claxton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
37%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Claxton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Claxton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.680.42
This chart display the diversity score of Claxton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Claxton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Claxton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvans County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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