Wacona Elementary School

3101 State St
Waycross, GA 31503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Wacona Elementary School serves 988 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wacona Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 44% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Wacona Elementary School's student population of 988 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students988 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wacona Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Wacona 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 Wacona 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
#670 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
33%
37%
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White
56%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wacona Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWare County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wacona Elementary School is Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ware County Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waycross Ware County Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 794 students
    1.1 miles
    2301 Cherokee St
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2341
    1.1 6-8 794
  • Waycross Center Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 555 students
    1.6 miles
    2114 Dorothy St
    Waycross, GA 31501
    (912) 287-2366
    1.6 K-5 555
  • Waycross Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 7-9 | 5 students
    1.7 miles
    3275 Harris Rd
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-6680
    1.7 7-9 5
  • Waycross Ware County High School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,548 student
    3.0 miles
    700 Victory Dr
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2351
    3 9-12 1,548
  • Waycross Williams Heights Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 456 students
    3.2 miles
    705 Dewey St
    Waycross, GA 31501
    (912) 287-2399
    3.2 K-5 456

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