Tara Elementary School

937 Mount Zion Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Tara Elementary School serves 742 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Tara 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 28% (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 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Tara Elementary School's student population of 742 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Tara 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 Tara Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#1548 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
15%
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Black
68%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClayton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tara Elementary School is Forest Park High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sequoyah Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Haynie Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morrow Haynie Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 892 students
    1.1 miles
    1169 Morrow Rd
    Morrow, GA 30260
    (770) 968-2905
    1.1 K-5 892
  • Morrow Morrow Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 577 students
    1.6 miles
    6115 Reynolds Rd
    Morrow, GA 30260
    (770) 968-2900
    1.6 PK-5 577
  • Jonesboro Kilpatrick Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 712 students
    1.7 miles
    7534 Tara Rd
    Jonesboro, GA 30236
    (770) 473-2790
    1.7 K-5 712
  • Riverdale Harper Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 873 students
    1.8 miles
    93 Valley Hill Rd Sw
    Riverdale, GA 30274
    (678) 479-2654
    1.8 K-5 873
  • Riverdale Sequoyah Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 887 students
    1.8 miles
    95 Valley Hill Rd Sw
    Riverdale, GA 30274
    (770) 515-7524
    1.8 6-8 887

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