Grovetown Elementary School

  • Grovetown Elementary School serves 841 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 33% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Grovetown 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Grovetown Elementary School's student population of 841 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students841 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grovetown Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grovetown Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1298 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
16%
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Black
29%
37%
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White
39%
39%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grovetown Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.720.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
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 Grovetown 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 NameColumbia County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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