Jerger Elementary School

1006 S Broad St
Thomasville, GA 31792
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Jerger Elementary School serves 843 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jerger Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 62% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Jerger Elementary School's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Jerger Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Jerger Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#228 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
22%
37%
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White
72%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThomasville City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jerger Elementary School is Thomasville High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Macintyre Park Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harper Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thomasville Harper Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
    0.9 miles
    520 Fletcher St
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-2622
    0.9 PK-5 338
  • Thomasville Thomasville High School Math: 21% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 762 students
    1.0 miles
    315 S Hansell St
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-2634
    1 9-12 762
  • Thomasville Scott Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
    1.1 miles
    100 N Hansell St
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-2631
    1.1 PK-5 339
  • Thomasville Macintyre Park Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
    1.3 miles
    117 Glenwood Dr
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-2628
    1.3 6-8 594
  • Thomasville T J Loftiss II Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 8-10 | 4 students
    1.6 miles
    400 S Pinetree Blvd
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (912) 227-2764
    1.6 8-10 4

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