West Town Elementary School

1113 University St
Albany, GA 31707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
West Town Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Town 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

West Town Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

West Town Elementary School's student population of 450 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Rankings

West Town Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Town Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#1747 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
99%
37%
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White
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40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.020.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDougherty County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Town Elementary School is Monroe High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Merry Acres Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alice Coachman Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albany Alice Coachman Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
    1.2 miles
    1425 W Oakridge Dr
    Albany, GA 31707
    (229) 431-3488
    1.2 PK-5 499
  • Albany Merry Acres Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 685 students
    1.7 miles
    1601 Florence Dr
    Albany, GA 31707
    (229) 431-3338
    1.7 6-8 685
  • Albany Monroe High School Math: 15% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,189 student
    1.9 miles
    900 Lippitt Dr
    Albany, GA 31701
    (229) 431-3316
    1.9 9-12 1,189
  • Albany Westover High School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,396 student
    1.9 miles
    2600 Partridge Dr
    Albany, GA 31707
    (229) 431-3320
    1.9 9-12 1,396
  • Albany Lake Park Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 566 students
    2.1 miles
    605 Meadowlark Dr
    Albany, GA 31707
    (229) 431-3370
    2.1 PK-5 566

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