185 Pecan St
Shellman, GA 39886
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Southwest Georgia S.t.e.m. Charter Academy serves 203 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
Southwest Georgia S.t.e.m. Charter Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Southwest Georgia S.t.e.m. Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Southwest Georgia S.t.e.m. Charter Academy's student population of 203 students has grown by 133% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students
203 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwest Georgia S.t.e.m. Charter Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southwest Georgia S.t.e.m. Charter Academy is 0.40, 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 Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1913 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
14%
37%
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White
76%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
56%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Students: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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