Northwest Elementary School

110 Mcentire Cir
Chatsworth, GA 30705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Northwest Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Northwest Elementary School placed in the top 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 48% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (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 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Northwest Elementary School's student population of 589 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students589 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Northwest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwest Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Northwest Elementary School is 0.34, 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
#927 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
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
19%
15%
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Black
n/a
37%
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White
79%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurray County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Northwest Elementary School is Pleasant Valley Innovative School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodlawn Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chatsworth Woodlawn Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 664 students
    3.8 miles
    4580 Highway 225 N
    Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 517-5213
    3.8 PK-6 664
  • Eton Eton Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 616 students
    4.2 miles
    829 Highway 286
    Eton, GA 30724
    (706) 695-3207
    4.2 PK-6 616
  • Chatsworth Pleasant Valley Innovative School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 72 students
    4.2 miles
    273 Harris St.
    Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 517-5355
    4.2 8-12 72
  • Chatsworth North Murray High School Math: 28% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,013 student
    4.3 miles
    2662 Mount Carmel Church Rd
    Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 695-7760
    4.3 9-12 1,013
  • Dalton Beaverdale Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
    5.9 miles
    1350 Prater Mill Rd Ne
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 275-4414
    5.9 PK-5 378

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