Gadsden Elementary School

  • Gadsden Elementary School serves 600 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Gadsden Elementary School's student population of 600 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students600 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Gadsden Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gadsden Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gadsden Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#1997 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gadsden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gadsden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
97%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gadsden Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gadsden Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gadsden Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.060.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gadsden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gadsden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChatham County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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