J. Knox Elementary School

  • J. Knox Elementary School serves 804 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • J. Knox Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • J. Knox Elementary School's student population of 804 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students804 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. Knox Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 J. Knox Elementary School is 0.39, 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#539 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
5%
37%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J. Knox Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.390.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J. Knox 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 NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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