2550 15th St
Hinesville, GA 31313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Waldo Pafford Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Waldo Pafford Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black).

School Overview

Waldo Pafford Elementary School's student population of 630 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School!
August 02, 2022 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break (School Holidays)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break - School Holidays
April 10, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School - End of 4th Nine Weeks
May 19, 2023 (Friday)

School Rankings

Waldo Pafford Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Waldo Pafford Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#985 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
51%
36%
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White
19%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 630 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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