Pelham Elementary School

  • Pelham Elementary School serves 752 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Pelham Elementary School's student population of 752 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students752 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pelham Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pelham Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#1804 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pelham 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)
22%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pelham 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
59%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pelham Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pelham 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
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pelham Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.550.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pelham 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pelham 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 NamePelham City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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