Matthew Arthur Elementary School

  • Matthew Arthur Elementary School serves 759 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 62% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Matthew Arthur Elementary School's student population of 759 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Matthew Arthur Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Matthew Arthur Elementary School is 0.53, 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#418 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Matthew Arthur 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
23%
37%
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White
64%
40%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Matthew Arthur Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.530.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
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 Matthew Arthur 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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