Sims Elementary School

1821 Walker Rd Sw
Conyers, GA 30094
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Sims Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sims 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sims Elementary School's student population of 537 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Sims 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 Sims Elementary School is 0.54, 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
#1130 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
66%
37%
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White
9%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockdale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sims Elementary School is Heritage High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Edwards Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Conyers Heritage High School Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,776 student
    0.5 miles
    2400 Granade Rd Sw
    Conyers, GA 30094
    (770) 483-5428
    0.5 9-12 1,776
  • Conyers Edwards Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
    0.9 miles
    2633 Stanton Rd Se
    Conyers, GA 30094
    (770) 483-3255
    0.9 6-8 968
  • Conyers Honey Creek Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
    2.3 miles
    700 Honey Creek Rd Se
    Conyers, GA 30094
    (770) 483-5706
    2.3 PK-5 610
  • Conyers Shoal Creek Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 713 students
    2.6 miles
    1300 Mcwilliams Rd Sw
    Conyers, GA 30094
    (770) 929-1430
    2.6 PK-5 713
  • Stockbridge Lorraine Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 756 students
    3.2 miles
    3343 E Fairview Rd Sw
    Stockbridge, GA 30281
    (770) 483-0657
    3.2 PK-5 756

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why does state board of education set max classroom for kindergarten at 20 yet their are more than that in classrooms at sims elementary
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