415 Boy Scout Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Merry Elementary School serves 380 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Merry 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black).

School Overview

Merry Elementary School's student population of 380 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School - Elementary
August 04, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of School - K-8, Middle and High
August 08, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break System Holiday
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break System Holiday
April 04, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break System Holiday
April 05, 2023 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Merry Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Merry Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1607 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
81%
36%
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White
8%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 380 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34

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