Northside Primary School

1815 Chestnut Ave
Tifton, GA 31794
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Northside Primary School serves 402 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Northside Primary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Northside Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Northside Primary School's student population of 402 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Northside Primary 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 Primary School is 0.59, 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
#1118 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
53%
37%
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White
36%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTift County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northside Primary School is Northeast Campus- Tift County High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eighth Street Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G. O. Bailey Primary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tifton G. O. Bailey Primary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-3 | 752 students
    0.8 miles
    1430 Newton Dr
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2415
    0.8 PK-3 752
  • Tifton Eighth Street Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,112 student
    1.1 miles
    700 8th St W
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2445
    1.1 7-8 1,112
  • Tifton Northeast Campus- Tift County High School Math: 46%
    Grades: 9 | 568 students
    1.3 miles
    3021 Fulwood Rd
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2450
    1.3 9 568
  • Tifton Len Lastinger Primary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 560 students
    1.4 miles
    1210 Lake Dr
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2420
    1.4 K-3 560
  • Tifton Tift County High School Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,640 student
    1.5 miles
    1 Blue Devil Way
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2475
    1.5 9-12 1,640

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