Porterdale Elementary School

45 Ram Dr
Covington, GA 30014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Porterdale Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Porterdale 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 20-24% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Porterdale Elementary School's student population of 422 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Porterdale 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 Porterdale Elementary School is 0.52, 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
#1834 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
67%
37%
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White
14%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Porterdale Elementary School is Newton High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cousins Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walnut Grove Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Covington Newton College And Career Academy Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.2 miles
    144 Ram Dr
    Covington, GA 30014
    (678) 625-6769
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Covington Newton High School Math: 13% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,429 students
    0.2 miles
    1 Ram Way
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 787-2250
    0.2 9-12 2,429
  • Covington Walnut Grove Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
    0.8 miles
    460 Highway 81 S
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 784-0023
    0.8 PK-5 697
  • Covington Live Oak Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,144 student
    1.7 miles
    500 Kirkland Rd
    Covington, GA 30016
    (678) 625-6654
    1.7 PK-5 1,144
  • Covington Cousins Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 830 students
    2.1 miles
    8187 Carlton Trl Nw
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 786-7311
    2.1 6-8 830

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