6200 Frederica Rd
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Oglethorpe Point Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Oglethorpe Point Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Oglethorpe Point Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Oglethorpe Point Elementary School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School (Events)
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of School (Events)
August 09, 2022 (Tuesday)
Fall Break (Events)
October 07, 2022 (Friday)
Fall Break (Events)
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
First Day of Second Semester (Events)
January 04, 2023 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Oglethorpe Point Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Oglethorpe Point Elementary School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#67 out of 2196 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
15%
37%
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White
70%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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