South Effingham Elementary School

  • South Effingham Elementary School serves 779 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • South Effingham Elementary School operates within the Effingham County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 779 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 779 students
South Effingham Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Effingham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
South Effingham Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Effingham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
South Effingham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
South Effingham Elementary School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
8%
14%
South Effingham Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
9%
37%
South Effingham Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
77%
42%
South Effingham Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Effingham Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
South Effingham Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups South Effingham Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.39 0.41
South Effingham Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
57%
South Effingham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
South Effingham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Effingham County School District's student population of 11,625 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,087 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,803 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Effingham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
5
Number of Students Managed 11,625 3,306
Effingham County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $33 MM
Effingham County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $102 MM $33 MM
Effingham County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,087 $10,007
Effingham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,803 $9,869
Effingham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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