Lake Joy Elementary School

  • Lake Joy Elementary School serves 634 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lake Joy Elementary School's student population of 634 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Joy Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Joy Elementary School is 0.69, 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#289 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Joy 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)
57%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Joy 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 Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
25%
37%
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White
48%
40%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Joy Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.690.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Joy 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 NameHouston County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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