S.l. Mason Elementary School

821 W Gordon St
Valdosta, GA 31601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
S.l. Mason Elementary School serves 919 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
S.l. Mason 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 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 23% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

S.l. Mason Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

S.l. Mason Elementary School's student population of 919 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students919 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

S.l. Mason 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 S.l. Mason Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#1736 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
69%
37%
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White
16%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValdosta City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to S.l. Mason Elementary School is Lowndes High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Valdosta Middle School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valdosta Lowndes High School Math: 54% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,865 students
    1.6 miles
    1606 Norman Dr
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 245-2260
    1.6 9-12 2,865
  • Valdosta Valdosta Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,063 student
    1.9 miles
    110 Burton St
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8555
    1.9 6-8 1,063
  • Valdosta W.g. Nunn Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,087 student
    2.3 miles
    1610 Lakeland Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8515
    2.3 PK-5 1,087
  • Valdosta Pinevale Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 593 students
    2.4 miles
    930 Lake Park Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 333-8535
    2.4 PK-5 593
  • Valdosta Westside Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 921 students
    2.5 miles
    2470 James Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 245-2289
    2.5 PK-5 921

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