South Effingham Elementary School

  • South Effingham Elementary School serves 801 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (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 63% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • South Effingham Elementary School's student population of 801 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students801 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Effingham Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Effingham Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#235 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Effingham 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 Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Effingham Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
40%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Effingham Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.410.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Effingham 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 NameEffingham County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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