Northside Elementary School

  • Northside Elementary School serves 497 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Northside 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Northside Elementary School's student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northside 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 Northside Elementary School is 0.65, 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#1451 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
48%
15%
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Black
14%
37%
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White
32%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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