Waresboro Elementary School

Waresboro Elementary School serves 416 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Waresboro Elementary School operates within the Ware County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 416 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 416 students
Waresboro Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Waresboro Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Waresboro Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Waresboro Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Waresboro Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
8%
13%
Waresboro Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
31%
37%
Waresboro Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
58%
43%
Waresboro Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Waresboro Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.57 0.40
Waresboro Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
73%
56%
Waresboro Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Waresboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Ware County School District's student population of 6,016 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,173 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,392 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Ware County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 6,016 3,213
Ware County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $36 MM
Ware County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $69 MM $34 MM
Ware County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,173 $10,365
Ware County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,392 $9,935
Ware County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center (4.3 miles away)
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  • WaycrossWaycross Regional Youth Detention CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 6-11 | 9 students
    4.3 miles
    3275 Harris Rd
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-6680
    4.36-119
  • WaycrossWare County Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 730 students
    5.6 miles
    2301 Cherokee St
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-2341
    5.66-8730
  • WaycrossWacona Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 996 students
    6 miles
    3101 State St
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-2362
    6PK-5996
  • WaycrossWare County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1514 students
    6.2 miles
    700 Victory Dr
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-2351
    6.29-121514
  • WaycrossRuskin Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 445 students
    6.7 miles
    3550 Valdosta Hwy
    WaycrossGA 31503
    (912)287-2325
    6.7KG-5445

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