Norris Elementary School

1861 Harrison Rd Se
Thomson, GA 30824
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Norris Elementary School serves 459 students in grades 4-5.
Norris 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 26% (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 27% (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 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Norris Elementary School's student population of 459 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students459 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Norris Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Norris 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 Norris Elementary School is 0.46, 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
#1626 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
70%
37%
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White
24%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcduffie County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Norris Elementary School is Thomson High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Thomson-mcduffie Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thomson Thomson High School Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,144 student
    0.8 miles
    1160 White Oak Rd
    Thomson, GA 30824
    (706) 986-4200
    0.8 9-12 1,144
  • Thomson Thomson-mcduffie Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 853 students
    0.8 miles
    1191 White Oak Rd
    Thomson, GA 30824
    (706) 986-4300
    0.8 6-8 853
  • Thomson Thomson Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-3 | 467 students
    1.5 miles
    409 Guill St
    Thomson, GA 30824
    (706) 986-4700
    1.5 2-3 467
  • Thomson Maxwell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 532 students
    2.1 miles
    520 Mount Pleasant Rd
    Thomson, GA 30824
    (706) 986-4800
    2.1 PK-1 532
  • Dearing Dearing Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
    5.9 miles
    500 Main St N
    Dearing, GA 30808
    (706) 986-4900
    5.9 PK-5 519

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