Dorsett Shoals Elementary School

5866 Dorsett Shoals Rd
Douglasville, GA 30135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Dorsett Shoals Elementary School serves 453 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dorsett Shoals 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School's student population of 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Rankings

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is 0.68, 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
#946 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
15%
15%
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Black
31%
37%
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White
44%
40%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is Alexander High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Yeager Middle School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Douglasville Yeager Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 544 students
    1.1 miles
    4000 Kings Hwy
    Douglasville, GA 30135
    (770) 651-5600
    1.1 6-8 544
  • Douglasville Bill Arp Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 666 students
    1.5 miles
    6550 Alexander Pkwy
    Douglasville, GA 30135
    (770) 651-3200
    1.5 K-5 666
  • Douglasville Alexander High School Math: 38% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,891 student
    1.6 miles
    6500 Alexander Pkwy
    Douglasville, GA 30135
    (770) 651-6000
    1.6 9-12 1,891
  • Douglasville Chapel Hill Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 754 students
    1.6 miles
    4433 Coursey Lake Rd
    Douglasville, GA 30135
    (770) 651-3600
    1.6 K-5 754
  • Douglasville Youth Villages At Inner Harbour Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-12 | 58 students
    2.0 miles
    4685 Dorsett Shoals Rd
    Douglasville, GA 30135
    (770) 942-2391
    2 2-12 58

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