Matt Wilson Elementary School

510 17th St W
Tifton, GA 31794
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Matt Wilson Elementary School serves 515 students in grades 4-5.
Matt Wilson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Matt Wilson Elementary School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Matt Wilson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Matt Wilson Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#1247 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
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Black
42%
37%
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White
44%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTift County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Matt Wilson Elementary School is Northeast Campus- Tift County High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eighth Street Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J. T. Reddick School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tifton J. T. Reddick School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 637 students
    0.6 miles
    404 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2435
    0.6 6 637
  • Tifton Charles Spencer Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 581 students
    1.3 miles
    65 Tifton Eldorado Rd
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2430
    1.3 4-5 581
  • Tifton Eighth Street Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,112 student
    1.3 miles
    700 8th St W
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2445
    1.3 7-8 1,112
  • Tifton Len Lastinger Primary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 560 students
    1.7 miles
    1210 Lake Dr
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2420
    1.7 K-3 560
  • Tifton Annie Belle Clark Primary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 735 students
    2.2 miles
    1464 Carpenter Rd S
    Tifton, GA 31793
    (229) 387-2410
    2.2 K-3 735

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