Waresboro Elementary School

3379 W Church St
Waycross, GA 31503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Waresboro Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Waresboro 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 42% (which is equal to 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 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Waresboro Elementary School's student population of 429 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students429 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Waresboro Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Waresboro 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 Waresboro Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#824 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
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Black
22%
37%
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White
61%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waresboro 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 and middle school to Waresboro Elementary School is Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ware County Middle School (5.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waycross Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 7-9 | 5 students
    4.3 miles
    3275 Harris Rd
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-6680
    4.3 7-9 5
  • Waycross Ware County Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 794 students
    5.6 miles
    2301 Cherokee St
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2341
    5.6 6-8 794
  • Waycross Wacona Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 988 students
    6.0 miles
    3101 State St
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2362
    6 PK-5 988
  • Waycross Ware County High School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,548 student
    6.2 miles
    700 Victory Dr
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2351
    6.2 9-12 1,548
  • Waycross Ruskin Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 451 students
    6.7 miles
    3550 Valdosta Hwy
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2325
    6.7 K-5 451

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