Smiley Elementary School

1530 Ga Highway 57
Ludowici, GA 31316
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Smiley Elementary School serves 1,170 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Smiley Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Smiley Elementary School's student population of 1,170 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students1,170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

Smiley 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 Smiley Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#979 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
16%
15%
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Black
22%
37%
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White
53%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Smiley Elementary School is Wayne County High School (11.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Long County Middle School (5.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ludowici Long County Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 793 students
    5.1 miles
    550 S Mcdonald St
    Ludowici, GA 31316
    (912) 545-1234
    5.1 6-8 793
  • Ludowici Walker Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 777 students
    5.2 miles
    116 Main Street Extension. S.w
    Ludowici, GA 31316
    (912) 545-7910
    5.2 4-5 777
  • Hinesville Taylors Creek Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 666 students
    10.0 miles
    378 Airport Rd
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 369-0378
    10 K-5 666
  • Hinesville Waldo Pafford Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 606 students
    10.1 miles
    2550 15th St
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 877-4188
    10.1 K-5 606
  • Jesup Martha Rawls Smith Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
    10.8 miles
    1206 N 4th St
    Jesup, GA 31545
    (912) 427-1044
    10.8 PK-5 567

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