Gideons Elementary School

897 Welch St Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Gideons Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gideons Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gideons Elementary School's student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Gideons Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Gideons Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#1976 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
97%
37%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlanta School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gideons Elementary School is Early College High School At Carver (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brown Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dunbar Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta Dunbar Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 381 students
    0.8 miles
    500 Whitehall Ter Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30312
    (404) 802-7950
    0.8 K-5 381
  • Atlanta Brown Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 554 students
    0.9 miles
    765 Peeples St Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30310
    (404) 802-6800
    0.9 6-8 554
  • Atlanta Slater Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
    1.1 miles
    1320 Pryor Rd Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404) 802-4050
    1.1 PK-5 586
  • Atlanta Barack And Michelle Obama Academy Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 259 students
    1.3 miles
    970 Martin St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404) 802-4200
    1.3 PK-5 259
  • Atlanta Early College High School At Carver Math: 36% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 420 students
    1.3 miles
    55 Mcdonough Blvd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404) 802-4405
    1.3 9-12 420

School Reviews

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Horrible!! Constant bullying while teachers and principal turn their heads. Traffic chaos. No clear directions. One way entrance continuously violated. I guess a child needs to be hit before they will take action.
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