Sims Elementary School

  • Sims Elementary School serves 520 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 41% (which is equal to 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 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Sims Elementary School's student population of 520 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students520 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sims Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sims Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sims Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sims Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. 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#980 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sims Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sims 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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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
15%
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Black
68%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sims Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
9%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sims Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sims Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sims Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sims Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sims Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockdale County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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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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