Wesley Lakes Elementary School

685 Mcdonough Pkwy
Mcdonough, GA 30253
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wesley Lakes Elementary School serves 693 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wesley Lakes 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 19% (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 18% (which is lower 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 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Wesley Lakes Elementary School's student population of 693 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students693 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Wesley Lakes 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 Lakes Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#1900 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
77%
37%
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White
5%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenry County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wesley Lakes Elementary School is Excel Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Henry County Middle School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mcdonough Henry County Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 724 students
    1.3 miles
    166 Holly Smith Dr
    Mcdonough, GA 30253
    (770) 957-3945
    1.3 6-8 724
  • Mcdonough Excel Academy Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 117 students
    1.8 miles
    330 Tomlinson St
    Mcdonough, GA 30253
    (770) 957-4101
    1.8 6-12 117
  • Mcdonough Walnut Creek Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 654 students
    1.8 miles
    3535 Mcdonough Pkwy
    Mcdonough, GA 30253
    (770) 288-8561
    1.8 PK-5 654
  • Mcdonough Henry County High School Math: 8% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,045 student
    2.0 miles
    401 Tomlinson St
    Mcdonough, GA 30253
    (770) 957-3943
    2 9-12 1,045
  • Mcdonough Oakland Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 665 students
    2.1 miles
    551 Highway 81 W
    Mcdonough, GA 30253
    (770) 954-1901
    2.1 PK-5 665

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