Hayes Elementary School

1501 Kennesaw Due West Rd Nw
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Hayes Elementary School serves 863 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hayes Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 863 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hayes Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Hayes Elementary School's student population of 863 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
863 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Hayes Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hayes Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#885 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
18%
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Black
36%
36%
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White
30%
37%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hayes Elementary School's ranking?
Hayes Elementary School is ranked #885 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Hayes Elementary School often compared to?
Hayes Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bullard Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Hayes Elementary School?
863 students attend Hayes Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Hayes Elementary School students are Black, 30% of students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hayes Elementary School?
Hayes Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hayes Elementary School offer ?
Hayes Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Hayes Elementary School part of?
Hayes Elementary School is part of Cobb County School District.

School Reviews

5   3/27/2020
Hayes has been consistently very good over the last 5 years. The teachers are phenomenal. Strong parent involvement. Diversity is celebrated. Welcoming environment. My children thrived here.
- Posted by Parent - Happy mom
5   1/25/2011
This is my 2nd child's last year at Hayes. We have been so pleased with the quality of education both of my children have received in preparing our children for middle school. Teachers and administration are caring and professional. Tons of parental involvement from our diverse school.
- Posted by Parent - thsir
2   9/27/2010
The administrators are AWFUL, the teachers are OK, 1/2 the school is hispanic & doesn't or won't speak English. So happy my children no longer go there.
- Posted by Parent - miche

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 863 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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