Potter Street Elementary School

  • Potter Street Elementary School serves 278 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Potter Street Elementary School's student population of 278 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potter Street Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potter Street Elementary School is 0.58, 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#634 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potter Street 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
57%
37%
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White
30%
40%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Potter Street Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.580.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potter Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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