Porter Elementary School

  • Porter Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Porter Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

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School Overview

  • Porter Elementary School's student population of 455 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students455 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 top 50% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Porter Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
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 students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Porter Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Porter Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
25%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
40%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Porter Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.690.41
This chart display the diversity score of Porter Elementary School and the average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Porter Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 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 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: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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