Metter Elementary School

33661 Ga Highway 129 S
Metter, GA 30439
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Metter Elementary School serves 596 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 79%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is approximately equal to the Georgia state average of 94%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Metter 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 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Metter Elementary School's student population of 596 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Metter Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,131 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Metter Elementary School is 0.66, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
79%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
94%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
15%
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Black
27%
37%
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White
47%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Metter Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.660.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCandler County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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