Oakhurst Elementary School

  • Oakhurst Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Oakhurst Elementary School's student population of 516 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students516 students
This chart display total students of Oakhurst Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Oakhurst Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Oakhurst Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Oakhurst Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Oakhurst Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oakhurst Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. 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#146 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Oakhurst Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
11%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oakhurst Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.410.68
This chart display the diversity score of Oakhurst Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oakhurst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Oakhurst Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about the pros and cons surrounding year-round schools through studies arguing that students perform better in school without a summer break.
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.