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Morningside Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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Posted July 18, 2008

I love morningside elem. I have 4 young men that attended this school. The teachers were a great help throughout the school year. They always kept me informed with what was going on with my children. Whenever there was a problem with my boys, they called me and informed me with what was going on before sending them to the office. Morningside is not the type of school that is quick to suspend a child for any and evey little thing. The principle trys very hard to work with the students and parents. I was allowed to stop by anytime of the day. The facuilty makes the parents and caregivers feel very welcome at morningside. They send home weekly folders so that parents could keep up with there childs progress throughout the year. They also have after school tutoring for the kids that need extra help with class work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2005

I am very pleased with the staff at Morningside. I have three children that attend Morningside in grades K, 2nd, and 5th. I visit the school often to get feedback on my girls involvement and all of the instructors are always very helpful and informative. Glad to have such a caring group.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 8, 2005

This school has very bad lunches. This school doesn't have enough lights.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
82%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

75 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

75 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
63%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
58%
Social Studies

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

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
37%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
51%
Social Studies

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

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
36%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
42%
Social Studies

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

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
39%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
13%

2009

 
 
49%
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
Black 94% 37%
White 4% 44%
Hispanic 2% 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
  • Gloria Jones Baker
Fax number
  • (229) 431-3382

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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120 Sunset Ln
Albany, GA 31705
Phone: (229) 431-3387

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