Dorsett Shoals Elementary School

  • Dorsett Shoals Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (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.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Dorsett Shoals Elementary School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Dorsett Shoals Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Dorsett Shoals Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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#694 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dorsett Shoals Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dorsett Shoals Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
15%
15%
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Black
34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dorsett Shoals Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
44%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dorsett Shoals Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dorsett Shoals Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.670.42
This chart display the diversity score of Dorsett Shoals Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dorsett Shoals Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dorsett Shoals Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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