Due West Elementary School

  • Due West Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (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 71% (which is higher 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 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Due West Elementary School's student population of 630 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Due West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Due West Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. 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#189 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
74%
40%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Due West Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.440.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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This is a small school with a seasoned staff that really cares about the students. The grounds and building have recently been updated. The PTA is very active and the school welcomes parents and families to join. They have wonderful enrichment and after-school activities.
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