Upson-lee Elementary School

334 Knight Trl
Thomaston, GA 30286
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Upson-lee Elementary School serves 904 students in grades 3-5.
Upson-lee 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 38% (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 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Upson-lee Elementary School's student population of 904 students has grown by 46% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 61% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students904 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Upson-lee 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 Upson-lee Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#1335 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
38%
37%
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White
53%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
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 NameThomaston-Upson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Upson-lee Elementary School is Upson-lee High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Upson-lee Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Upson-lee Primary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thomaston Upson-lee High School Math: 24% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,311 student
    0.1 miles
    268 Knight Trl
    Thomaston, GA 30286
    (706) 647-8171
    0.1 9-12 1,311
  • Thomaston Upson-lee Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 1,029 student
    0.3 miles
    172 Knight Trl
    Thomaston, GA 30286
    (706) 647-7516
    0.3 PK-2 1,029
  • Thomaston Upson-lee Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 906 students
    1.3 miles
    101 Holston Dr
    Thomaston, GA 30286
    (706) 647-6256
    1.3 6-8 906
  • Barnesville Lamar County High School Math: 15% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 755 students
    12.5 miles
    1 Trojan Way
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    (770) 358-8641
    12.5 9-12 755
  • Barnesville Lamar County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 723 students
    12.5 miles
    154 Burnette Rd
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    (770) 358-8661
    12.5 PK-2 723

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