Walnut Grove Elementary School

Walnut Grove Elementary School serves 697 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Walnut Grove 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Walnut Grove Elementary School's student population of 697 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Walnut Grove 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 Walnut Grove Elementary School is 0.26, 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
#717 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
3%
37%
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White
86%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walnut Grove Elementary School is Newton High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Creek Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Porterdale Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Covington Newton College And Career Academy Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.6 miles
    144 Ram Dr
    Covington, GA 30014
    (678) 625-6769
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Covington Newton High School Math: 13% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,429 students
    0.6 miles
    1 Ram Way
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 787-2250
    0.6 9-12 2,429
  • Covington Porterdale Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 422 students
    0.8 miles
    45 Ram Dr
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 784-2928
    0.8 PK-5 422
  • Covington Middle Ridge Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 695 students
    1.3 miles
    11649 Covington By Pass Rd
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 385-6463
    1.3 PK-5 695
  • Covington Indian Creek Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
    2.2 miles
    11051 Covington By Pass Rd
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 385-6453
    2.2 6-8 968

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