2032 Dug Gap Rd
Dalton, GA 30720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Dug Gap Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dug Gap Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dug Gap Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Dug Gap Elementary School's student population of 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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Event
Date
Early Dismissal - Last Day of School
May 25, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Dug Gap 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 Dug Gap Elementary School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#690 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
65%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
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White
32%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
My son has came along way since he has been at Dug Gap. He loves all the teachers, they take the time with him that he needs. I would recommend Dug Gap to any parent that is looking for a good school for their kid. I could say alot more about this school but there is not enough time in the day.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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