Dewar Elementary School

3539 Mount Zion Church Rd
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Dewar Elementary School serves 745 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dewar Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 53% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dewar Elementary School's student population of 745 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students745 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Dewar Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Dewar Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#393 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
32%
37%
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White
48%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowndes County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dewar Elementary School is Valdosta High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Newbern Middle School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valdosta Newbern Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 843 students
    1.4 miles
    2015 E Park Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8566
    1.4 6-8 843
  • Valdosta Scintilla Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
    1.6 miles
    2171 E Park Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 560-5334
    1.6 K-5 499
  • Valdosta Valdosta High School Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,117 students
    2.0 miles
    3101 N Forrest St
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8540
    2 9-12 2,117
  • Valdosta W.g. Nunn Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,087 student
    2.8 miles
    1610 Lakeland Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8515
    2.8 PK-5 1,087
  • Valdosta Valdosta Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,063 student
    3.8 miles
    110 Burton St
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8555
    3.8 6-8 1,063

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