Sweetwater Elementary School

  • Sweetwater Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower 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 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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

School Overview

  • Sweetwater Elementary School's student population of 527 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sweetwater Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sweetwater Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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#1703 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sweetwater Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sweetwater 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
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
26%
15%
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Black
54%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sweetwater Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
15%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sweetwater Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sweetwater Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.620.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sweetwater 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 NameDouglas County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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