Pleasant Grove Elementary School

2725 Cleveland Hwy
Dalton, GA 30721
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Pleasant Grove Elementary School serves 449 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pleasant Grove Elementary School placed in the bottom 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 41% (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 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pleasant Grove Elementary School's student population of 449 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students449 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Pleasant Grove Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#1281 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
62%
15%
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Black
3%
37%
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White
30%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitfield County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pleasant Grove Elementary School is Elbert Shaw Regional Youth Detention Center (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dalton Middle School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dalton Elbert Shaw Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 10-11 | 2 students
    2.0 miles
    2735 Underwood Rd Ne
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 272-2309
    2 10-11 2
  • Dalton Dalton Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,803 student
    2.5 miles
    1250 Cross Plains Trl
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 428-7800
    2.5 6-8 1,803
  • Dalton Park Creek Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
    2.8 miles
    1500 Hale Bowen Dr
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 428-7700
    2.8 PK-5 662
  • Dalton Dawnville Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    3.2 miles
    1380 Dawnville Rd Ne
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 259-3914
    3.2 PK-5 495
  • Dalton New Hope Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 609 students
    3.8 miles
    1175 New Hope Rd Nw
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 673-3180
    3.8 K-5 609

School Reviews

5  
I think this school is great. My kids attitude towards learning changed a lot. Not saying their previous school was bad. But this school teachers took time to teach my children, the things they were not doing in their other school. I really appreciate all the teachers in Pleasant Grove.
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