Dimon Elementary School

480 Dogwood Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Dimon Elementary School serves 496 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dimon 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dimon Elementary School's student population of 496 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Dimon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Dimon Elementary School is 0.26, 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
#1341 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
86%
37%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dimon Elementary School is Carver High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rothschild Leadership Academy School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Marys Video And Communication Technology (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus St. Marys Video And Communication Technology Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 355 students
    0.7 miles
    4408 Saint Marys Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 683-8841
    0.7 K-5 355
  • Columbus Dawson Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 268 students
    1.0 miles
    180 Northstar Dr
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 683-8732
    1 K-5 268
  • Columbus Lonnie Jackson Academy Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 489 students
    1.0 miles
    4601 Buena Vista Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 565-3039
    1 PK-5 489
  • Columbus Rothschild Leadership Academy School Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 529 students
    1.2 miles
    1136 Hunt Ave
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3709
    1.2 6-8 529
  • Columbus Carver High School Math: 11% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,136 student
    1.4 miles
    3100 8th St
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-2499
    1.4 9-12 1,136

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