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L. K. Moss Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 642 students

 

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Posted April 25, 2011

We have the best faculty and staff in the area who are truly concerned about the education, safety, and well-being of all of our students.

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Posted August 22, 2013

L.K. Moss Elementary School district is a focus educational system that grows from the inside if a student until the outer appearance demonstrate effectiveness. My children attended this school district until relocating to Zn urban area. My daughter has the honor of teaching 2nd graders for the first time here in the L.K.Moss school district. The school district are producing the blueprint if educational readiness.


Posted June 1, 2012

My child attended this school for 4 years total... The grades were always A's and B's but it seemed like the moment the curriculum started getting harder and losing my childs interest, they had my child diagnosed ADHD and then DEMANDED I medicate my child... When I refused. as previously the side effects were not worth the benefits, they called DFACS on me for medical neglect... When my child was diagnosed as mildly autistic, the principal looked me in the eyes and refused to take the diagnosis from me (I had the paperwork with me) and told me "There is nothing wrong with your child that some discipline at home can't cure." There is more to this story but I know I can't post it here. I am so glad my child will NEVER have to attend this school again!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2009

Great school! This school offers a great education and teaches their students valuable life lessons. The administration, teachers and staff are enthusiatic and motivated. There are full of school spirit and therefore their students are full of school spirit and school pride. I have twins in 2nd grade now and son that is a sophmore that attended LK Moss. I have three very well rounded students thanks to a great foundation from everyone at LK Moss Primary School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2007

My children went to this school during their elementry years. Academic wise, it's a great choice. However as far as discipline goes, it's more like a military school. Children are sent to the office in enormous amounts all day long for extremely minor things such as: talking when they are not supposed to be, getting out of line after being told to stay in line, waiting for a friend to get off of bus so that they can walk into school together. I could go on and on and on. Also the principal will tell you she cares about your child and is concerned and wants to help and then never get back to you or give you a second thought after your conversation has ended. I went crazy dealing with this and finally I am free of this school!
—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.

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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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

73 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

73 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
96%
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.

104 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

104 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

104 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
89%
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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
94%
Social Studies

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

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
96%
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

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
78%
Social Studies

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

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
77%
Social Studies

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

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
86%

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

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
n/a
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 48% 44%
Black 35% 37%
Hispanic 13% 12%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Title I Distinguished School for past 5 years
  • Made AYP for 8 consecutive years
  • Governor's Silver Award (2007)

Health & athletics

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  • (229) 649-5565

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Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Remediation
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
School facilities
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  • Computer
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Playground
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1707 Pineville Rd
Buena Vista, GA 31803
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