Matilda Harris Elementary School

1100 Lakes Blvd
Kingsland, GA 31548
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Matilda Harris Elementary School serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Matilda Harris Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (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 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Matilda Harris Elementary School's student population of 599 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Matilda Harris 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 Matilda Harris Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#291 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
22%
37%
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White
57%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCamden County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Matilda Harris Elementary School is Camden County High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Camden Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kingsland Camden Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,021 student
    0.4 miles
    1300 Middle School Rd
    Kingsland, GA 31548
    (912) 729-3113
    0.4 6-8 1,021
  • Kingsland David L Rainer Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
    1.6 miles
    850 May Creek Dr
    Kingsland, GA 31548
    (912) 729-9071
    1.6 PK-5 450
  • Kingsland Camden County High School Math: 59% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,535 students
    2.1 miles
    6300 Laurel Island Pkwy
    Kingsland, GA 31548
    (912) 729-7318
    2.1 9-12 2,535
  • Kingsland Kingsland Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    3.3 miles
    900 W King Ave
    Kingsland, GA 31548
    (912) 729-5246
    3.3 PK-5 416
  • Woodbine Mamie Lou Gross Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
    4.0 miles
    277 Roberts Path
    Woodbine, GA 31569
    (912) 576-4800
    4 PK-5 548

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