Dobbs Elementary School

  • Dobbs Elementary School serves 488 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Dobbs Elementary School's student population of 488 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dobbs Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dobbs Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1981 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
96%
37%
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White
n/a
40%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dobbs Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.080.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dobbs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlanta Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Dobbs Elementary School is Carver High School (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Kipp Vision (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Kipp Vision (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta Kipp Vision Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 334 students
    0.7 miles
    660 Mcwilliams Rd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)537-5252
    0.7 5-8 334
  • Atlanta Carver High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 646 students
    1.0 miles
    55 Mcdonough Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)802-4415
    1.0 9-12 646
  • Atlanta Thomasville Heights Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
    1.0 miles
    1820 Henry Thomas Dr Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)802-5750
    1.0 PK-5 420
  • Atlanta Benteen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
    1.2 miles
    200 Cassanova St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)802-7300
    1.2 PK-5 310
  • Atlanta Price Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 304 students
    1.2 miles
    1670 Benjamin Weldon Bickers,
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)802-6300
    1.2 6-8 304

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