Dearing Elementary School

500 Main St N
Dearing, GA 30808
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Dearing Elementary School serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dearing 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Dearing Elementary School's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Dearing 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 Dearing Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#1070 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
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Black
27%
37%
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White
55%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcduffie County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dearing Elementary School is Harlem High School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harlem Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Harlem Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harlem North Harlem Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 672 students
    3.8 miles
    525 Fairview Dr
    Harlem, GA 30814
    (706) 556-5995
    3.8 PK-5 672
  • Harlem Harlem Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 792 students
    3.9 miles
    424 Hawes Branch Parkway
    Harlem, GA 30814
    (706) 556-5990
    3.9 6-8 792
  • Harlem Harlem High School Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 955 students
    5.5 miles
    1070 Appling Harlem Rd
    Harlem, GA 30814
    (706) 556-5980
    5.5 9-12 955
  • Thomson Norris Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 459 students
    5.9 miles
    1861 Harrison Rd Se
    Thomson, GA 30824
    (706) 986-4600
    5.9 4-5 459
  • Thomson Thomson High School Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,144 student
    6.3 miles
    1160 White Oak Rd
    Thomson, GA 30824
    (706) 986-4200
    6.3 9-12 1,144

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