Port Wentworth Elementary School

  • Port Wentworth Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Port Wentworth 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Port Wentworth Elementary School's student population of 531 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Port Wentworth Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,154 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Port Wentworth Elementary School is 0.67, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Port Wentworth 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 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Port Wentworth 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Port Wentworth Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
15%
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Black
43%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Port Wentworth Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
35%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Port Wentworth 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
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Port Wentworth Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.670.42
This chart display the diversity score of Port Wentworth 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
57%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Port Wentworth 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
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Port Wentworth 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 NameChatham County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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