Ellis Elementary School

  • Ellis Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ellis Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ellis Elementary School's student population of 521 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ellis Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ellis Elementary School is 0.59, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#878 out of 2185 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
35%
37%
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White
54%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ellis Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.590.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ellis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSavannah-Chatham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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