Pelham Elementary School

534 Barrow Ave Sw
Pelham, GA 31779
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pelham Elementary School serves 716 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pelham Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (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 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pelham Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Pelham Elementary School's student population of 716 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Pelham Elementary 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 Pelham Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#1567 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
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
6%
15%
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Black
60%
37%
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White
31%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePelham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pelham Elementary School is Pelham High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pelham City Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pelham Pelham High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 422 students
    0.2 miles
    720 Barrow Ave Sw
    Pelham, GA 31779
    (229) 294-8623
    0.2 9-12 422
  • Pelham Pelham City Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 327 students
    0.6 miles
    209 Mathewson Ave Sw
    Pelham, GA 31779
    (229) 294-6063
    0.6 6-8 327
  • Pelham Shiver Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 568 students
    5.1 miles
    1847 Ga Highway 93 N
    Pelham, GA 31779
    (229) 377-2325
    5.1 PK-8 568
  • Camilla Mitchell County Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-7 | 330 students
    7.9 miles
    55 Griffin Rd
    Camilla, GA 31730
    (229) 336-0980
    7.9 5-7 330
  • Camilla Mitchell County Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 238 students
    7.9 miles
    50 Griffin Rd
    Camilla, GA 31730
    (229) 336-8250
    7.9 PK-1 238

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