Williams Heights Elementary School

705 Dewey St
Waycross, GA 31501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Williams Heights Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Williams Heights Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Williams Heights Elementary School's student population of 456 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Williams Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Williams Heights Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#480 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
42%
37%
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White
44%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWare County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Williams Heights Elementary School is Ware County High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Waycross Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waycross Waycross Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 578 students
    0.4 miles
    700 Central Ave
    Waycross, GA 31501
    (912) 287-2333
    0.4 6-8 578
  • Waycross Center Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 555 students
    1.7 miles
    2114 Dorothy St
    Waycross, GA 31501
    (912) 287-2366
    1.7 K-5 555
  • Waycross Memorial Drive Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 335 students
    2.2 miles
    2580 Ambrose St
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2327
    2.2 K-5 335
  • Waycross Ware County High School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,548 student
    2.2 miles
    700 Victory Dr
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2351
    2.2 9-12 1,548
  • Waycross Ware County Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 794 students
    2.8 miles
    2301 Cherokee St
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-2341
    2.8 6-8 794

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