South Columbia Elementary School

South Columbia Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
South Columbia 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 40% (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 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

South Columbia Elementary School's student population of 536 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

South Columbia 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 South Columbia Elementary School is 0.65, 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
#789 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
30%
37%
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White
50%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Columbia Elementary School is Lakeside High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lakeside Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Evans Lakeside High School Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,818 student
    0.9 miles
    533 Blue Ridge Dr
    Evans, GA 30809
    (706) 863-0027
    0.9 9-12 1,818
  • Evans Lakeside Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 635 students
    0.9 miles
    527 Blue Ridge Dr
    Evans, GA 30809
    (706) 855-6900
    0.9 6-8 635
  • Augusta Martinez Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 762 students
    1.1 miles
    213 Flowing Wells Rd
    Augusta, GA 30907
    (706) 863-8308
    1.1 PK-5 762
  • Evans Blue Ridge Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
    1.2 miles
    550 Blue Ridge Dr
    Evans, GA 30809
    (706) 868-0894
    1.2 PK-5 586
  • Evans Evans High School Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,815 student
    2.3 miles
    4550 Cox Rd
    Evans, GA 30809
    (706) 863-1198
    2.3 9-12 1,815

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