Wesley Heights Elementary School

1801 Amber Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wesley Heights Elementary School serves 443 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Wesley Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 15% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Wesley Heights Elementary School's student population of 443 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Wesley Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Wesley Heights Elementary School is 0.29, 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
#1879 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
84%
37%
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White
6%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wesley Heights Elementary School is Early College Academy Of Columbus At Waverly Terrace (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fort Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus Fort Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 544 students
    0.5 miles
    2900 Woodruff Farm Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3740
    0.5 6-8 544
  • Columbus Early College Academy Of Columbus At Waverly Terrace Math: 20-29%
    Grades: 9-12 | 158 students
    0.8 miles
    2701 11th Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 565-2965
    0.8 9-12 158
  • Columbus Kendrick High School Math: 5% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 898 students
    0.8 miles
    6015 Georgetown Dr
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 565-2960
    0.8 9-12 898
  • Columbus East Columbus Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 546 students
    0.9 miles
    6100 Georgetown Dr
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 565-3026
    0.9 6-8 546
  • Columbus Forrest Road Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
    0.9 miles
    6400 Forest Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 565-3062
    0.9 PK-5 448

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