Waldo Pafford Elementary School

2550 15th St
Hinesville, GA 31313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Waldo Pafford Elementary School serves 606 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 bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 41% (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 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Waldo Pafford Elementary School's student population of 606 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Waldo Pafford 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 Waldo Pafford Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#1057 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
15%
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Black
54%
37%
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White
19%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLiberty County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Waldo Pafford Elementary School is Bradwell Institute (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lewis Frasier Middle School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taylors Creek Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hinesville Taylors Creek Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 666 students
    0.5 miles
    378 Airport Rd
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 369-0378
    0.5 K-5 666
  • Hinesville Lyman Hall Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 648 students
    2.6 miles
    1396 Shaw Rd
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 368-3348
    2.6 K-5 648
  • Hinesville Lewis Frasier Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 740 students
    3.0 miles
    910 Long Frasier Dr
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 877-5367
    3 6-8 740
  • Hinesville Frank Long Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
    3.1 miles
    920 Long Frasier Dr
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 368-3595
    3.1 K-5 613
  • Hinesville Bradwell Institute Math: 29% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,670 student
    3.7 miles
    100 Pafford St
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 876-6121
    3.7 9-12 1,670

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