Hawthorne Elementary School

  • Hawthorne Elementary School serves 461 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Hawthorne Elementary School's student population of 461 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hawthorne Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hawthorne Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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#967 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hawthorne 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)
34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawthorne 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 Ratio10:116:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
37%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hawthorne Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
32%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hawthorne Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
26%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hawthorne 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
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hawthorne Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.700.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawthorne 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
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawthorne 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 NameDeKalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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