Matt Wilson Elementary School

  • Matt Wilson Elementary School serves 492 students in grades 4-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Matt Wilson Elementary School operates within the Tift County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 492 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades 4-5
Total Students 492 students
Matt Wilson Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Matt Wilson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Matt Wilson Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Matt Wilson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Matt Wilson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Matt Wilson Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Matt Wilson Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
n/a
37%
Matt Wilson Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
n/a
42%
Matt Wilson Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Matt Wilson Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Matt Wilson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.41
Matt Wilson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
94%
57%
Matt Wilson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Matt Wilson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Tift County School District's student population of 7,942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,521 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,774 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tift County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 7,942 3,306
Tift County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $33 MM
Tift County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $77 MM $33 MM
Tift County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,521 $10,007
Tift County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,774 $9,869
Tift County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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