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Wheeler County Elementary School

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Posted October 26, 2009

Great school! Super atmosphere where it is obvious that the administrators and teachers care about the kids.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2010.

77 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

77 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

77 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2010.

86 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

86 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

86 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
95%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
65%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
87%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
70%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 57% 44%
Black 34% 37%
Hispanic 8% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Ronda Hightower
Fax number
  • (912) 568-1935

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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