Van Wert Elementary School

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Van Wert Elementary School serves 793 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Van Wert 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 21% (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 32% (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 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Van Wert Elementary School's student population of 793 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students793 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Van Wert 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 Van Wert Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#1588 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
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
5%
15%
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Black
25%
37%
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White
62%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Van Wert Elementary School is Rockmart High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rockmart Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastside Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockmart Rockmart High School Math: 28% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 925 students
    2.2 miles
    990 Cartersville Hwy
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 684-5432
    2.2 9-12 925
  • Rockmart Eastside Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 760 students
    2.3 miles
    425 Prospect Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 684-5335
    2.3 PK-5 760
  • Rockmart Rockmart Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 730 students
    2.7 miles
    60 Knox Mountain Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (678) 757-1479
    2.7 6-8 730
  • Rockmart Sara M. Ragsdale Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
    5.3 miles
    528 Holly Springs Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 443-2140
    5.3 PK-5 617
  • Dallas Lillian C. Poole Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    8.3 miles
    1002 Wayside Ln
    Dallas, GA 30132
    (770) 505-5541
    8.3 PK-5 430

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