Waddell Elementary School

6101 Miller Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Waddell Elementary School serves 462 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Waddell 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 25% (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 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Waddell Elementary School's student population of 462 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Waddell 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 Waddell Elementary School is 0.46, 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
#1592 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
72%
37%
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White
14%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Waddell Elementary School is Muscogee Youth Development Center (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Midland Muscogee Youth Development Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 47 students
    1.8 miles
    7700 Chattsworth Rd
    Midland, GA 31820
    (706) 569-2863
    1.8 7-12 47
  • Midland Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 32 students
    2.0 miles
    7700 Chattsworth Rd
    Midland, GA 31820
    (706) 568-2498
    2 6-12 32
  • Columbus Reese Road Leadership Academy Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
    2.0 miles
    3100 Reese Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3684
    2 K-5 499
  • Columbus Forrest Road Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
    2.3 miles
    6400 Forest Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 565-3062
    2.3 PK-5 448
  • Midland Midland Academy Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 594 students
    2.5 miles
    7373 Psalmond Rd
    Midland, GA 31820
    (706) 569-3664
    2.5 K-5 594

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