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Brewer Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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Posted August 8, 2013

This school will be so much better if they get a new principal. There are so good teachers at this school. Problem with this school is the principal and her nonsense rules.. She make the parents feel like they are not welcome, you are not allowed to walk your young child to class, now I'm talking about Prek and Kindergarten kids.. She comes off so rude when she talk to you.. My kids will not return next year.. The old principal was better!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2005

I have a daughter that is in the third grade at Brewer. I find that the teachers are very concerned with her overhaul education and realizes the potential that she has.They encourauge her to read more books and she is presently 4th grade level. The teachers really work with the parents to get them more involved with the education of their kids.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

90 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

89 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

82 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

82 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
79%
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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
55%
Social Studies

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

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
45%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
29%
Social Studies

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

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
20%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
24%
Social Studies

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

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
20%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
26%

2009

 
 
40%
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 83% 37%
Hispanic 9% 12%
Two or more races 4% 3%
White 4% 44%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Jan Grogan
Fax number
  • (706) 748-2481

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Columbus, GA 31906
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