Dug Gap Elementary School

2032 Dug Gap Rd
Dalton, GA 30720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
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 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

Dug Gap Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Dug Gap Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1003 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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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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Diversity Score
0.480.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitfield County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dug Gap Elementary School is Dalton High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastbrook Middle School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookwood Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dalton Brookwood Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 710 students
    1.9 miles
    501 Central Ave
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-9202
    1.9 PK-5 710
  • Dalton City Park Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 738 students
    2.8 miles
    405 School St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-8859
    2.8 PK-5 738
  • Dalton Dalton High School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,901 student
    2.8 miles
    1500 Manley St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-8757
    2.8 9-12 1,901
  • Dalton Morris Innovative High School Math: 5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 367 students
    3.1 miles
    104 Fort Hill Ter
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 876-4150
    3.1 9-12 367
  • Dalton Westwood Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    3.1 miles
    708 Trammell St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-2809
    3.1 PK-5 588

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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