Waresboro Elementary School

  • Waresboro Elementary School serves 443 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Waresboro Elementary School operates within the Ware County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 443 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 443 students
Waresboro Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Waresboro Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Waresboro Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Waresboro Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Waresboro Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Waresboro Elementary School Asian Students (2006-2008)
Hispanic
11%
14%
Waresboro Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
29%
37%
Waresboro Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
56%
42%
Waresboro Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Waresboro Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Waresboro Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Waresboro Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.41
Waresboro Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
90%
57%
Waresboro Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Waresboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Ware County School District's student population of 6,114 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,840 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,313 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Ware County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 6,114 3,306
Ware County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $33 MM
Ware County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $62 MM $33 MM
Ware County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,840 $10,007
Ware County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,313 $9,869
Ware County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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