Porter Elementary School

  • Porter Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 27% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Porter 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Porter Elementary School's student population of 418 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students418 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Porter Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Porter Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Porter Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1536 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Porter 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)
27%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
26%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Porter Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.700.69
This chart display the diversity score of Porter Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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