Dames Ferry Elementary School
Dames Ferry Elementary School serves 647 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dames Ferry Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).
Dames Ferry Elementary School's student population of 647 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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Last Day of School
May 24, 2022 (Tuesday)
Dames Ferry Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dames Ferry Elementary School is 0.37, 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 Data
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#618 out of 2196 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education
Dames Ferry or DFE is a wonderful school with wonderful teachers and school they have a lot of new stuff this year like their DFE cheerleaders ,their choirs,and their drama club. i suggest if your in the jones county subdavision i would suggest Dames Ferry Elementary.
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