Swain Elementary School

2505 Rome Rd Sw
Plainville, GA 30733
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Swain Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Swain 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 43% (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 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Swain Elementary School's student population of 484 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Swain 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 Swain Elementary School is 0.36, 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
#918 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
17%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
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White
78%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGordon County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Swain Elementary School is Calhoun High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Calhoun Middle School (4.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Calhoun Calhoun High School Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,105 student
    4.9 miles
    355 S River St
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-9213
    4.9 9-12 1,105
  • Calhoun Calhoun Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 977 students
    4.9 miles
    399 S River St
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-3340
    4.9 6-8 977
  • Calhoun Belwood Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    5.0 miles
    590 Belwood Rd Se
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-9547
    5 PK-5 553
  • Calhoun Calhoun Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 958 students
    5.0 miles
    101 Raymond King Dr
    Calhoun, GA 30701
    (706) 629-7130
    5 3-5 958
  • Adairsville Adairsville Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 761 students
    5.9 miles
    485 Old Highway 41 Nw
    Adairsville, GA 30103
    (770) 606-5842
    5.9 6-8 761

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