Rocky Plains Elementary School

5300 Highway 162 S
Covington, GA 30016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Rocky Plains Elementary School serves 588 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Rocky Plains Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 37% (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 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Rocky Plains Elementary School's student population of 588 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Rocky Plains Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Rocky Plains Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#1091 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
31%
37%
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White
54%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 Rocky Plains Elementary School is Alcovy High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ola Middle School (8.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heard-mixon Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Covington Heard-mixon Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
    3.3 miles
    14110 Highway 36
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 784-2980
    3.3 PK-5 428
  • Covington Alcovy High School Math: 18% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,962 student
    3.4 miles
    14567 Highway 36
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 784-4995
    3.4 9-12 1,962
  • Mcdonough Rock Spring Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 777 students
    4.9 miles
    1550 Stroud Rd
    Mcdonough, GA 30252
    (770) 957-6851
    4.9 PK-5 777
  • Covington Livingston Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 447 students
    6.8 miles
    3657 Highway 81 S
    Covington, GA 30016
    (770) 784-2930
    6.8 PK-5 447
  • Locust Grove New Hope Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 705 students
    7.7 miles
    1655 New Hope Rd
    Locust Grove, GA 30248
    (770) 898-7362
    7.7 PK-5 705

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