Chesnut Elementary School

6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
68
Grades
PK-5
Students
453
Type
Public charter
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Math
39%
State avg: 39%
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English
52%
State avg: 38%
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Science
48%
State avg: 35%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
38%
Black
36%
Hispanic
17%
Asian
6%
Two or more races
3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
314 :1
State avg: 536 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
6%
State avg: 6%
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68 Reviews
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Neighborhood
4576 N Peachtree Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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