Dearing Elementary School

  • Dearing Elementary School serves 538 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Dearing Elementary School operates within the Mcduffie County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 538 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 538 students
Dearing Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Dearing Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Dearing Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Dearing Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Dearing Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Dearing Elementary School Asian Students (2002-2004)
Hispanic
11%
14%
Dearing Elementary School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
22%
37%
Dearing Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
60%
42%
Dearing Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dearing Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Dearing Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Dearing Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.58 0.41
Dearing Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
64%
57%
Dearing Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
9%
6%
Dearing Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mcduffie County School District's student population of 4,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,076 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Mcduffie County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 4,280 3,306
Mcduffie County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $33 MM
Mcduffie County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $33 MM
Mcduffie County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,451 $10,007
Mcduffie County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,076 $9,869
Mcduffie County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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