Sumter County Elementary School

438 Bumphead Rd
Americus, GA 31719
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sumter County Elementary School serves 611 students in grades 2-3.
Sumter County Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (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 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sumter County Elementary School's student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students611 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Sumter County Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Sumter County Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#1971 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
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Black
77%
37%
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White
10%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSumter County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sumter County Elementary School is Americus Sumter 9th Grade Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sumter County Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sumter County Primary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Americus Sumter County Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 561 students
    0.0 miles
    200 Industrial Blvd
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-1010
    0 7-8 561
  • Americus Sumter County Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 838 students
    0.2 miles
    123 Learning Ln
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-1012
    0.2 PK-1 838
  • Americus Americus Sumter 9th Grade Academy
    Grades: 9 | 275 students
    0.6 miles
    915 N Lee St
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-5914
    0.6 9 275
  • Americus Sumter County Intermediate School Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 906 students
    2.0 miles
    439 Bumphead Rd
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-3168
    2 4-6 906
  • Americus Furlow Charter School Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-10 | 511 students
    2.9 miles
    63 Valley Dr
    Americus, GA 31709
    (229) 931-8538
    2.9 K-10 511

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