Lake Joy Elementary School

  • Lake Joy Elementary School serves 630 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.
  • Lake Joy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

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 630 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Joy Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Joy Elementary School is 0.68, 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 School Rank (16-17)#319 out of 2185 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
24%
37%
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White
50%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.680.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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