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Conley Hills Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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Posted July 8, 2014

I taught here a couple of years ago. Leadership is absolutely horrible...Mrs. Lowe does not believe in promoting from within. You can prove yourself to be an effective teacher, year in/out; however, it's never good enough...I felt as if I was micromanaged, constantly. The morale of the school is extremely low. I still communicate with some of the teachers and they are extremely unhappy. The teachers are awesome and tremendous gains have been made, but if you do not have Administration's full support and respect, everything else is meaningless.


Posted October 16, 2013

This school is okay. The teachers are mostly fine, some extraordinary, and its facilities -- by no means amazing -- are clean and up-to-date. What brings the school down is the leadership. I taught there for several years and I found the leadership to be incredibly negative and worse, incompetent. Without strong school leaders, teachers don't have the opportunity to learn with support so that they can't teach with support.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 5, 2011

Conley Hills is an awesome school. I was a previous student from the 09- 10 year. The teachers are very nice and cooperative there Nearly all of the students are nice there and I would refer Conley Hills to anybody looking for an awesome elementary school to go to.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 3, 2009

My daughter is going to the sixth grade this year 09-10 and is leaving Conley Hills and we are so sad!!! We are going to miss everything about this school. She has attended this school for five years and never had a problem. The teachers are so great and the music department is wonderful. Conley Hills work very hard to involve the parents as well. We are sorry to leave and we are in hopes that the next chapter of her life will be as positive. Thank you for a GREAT five years!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2007

This is my son's second year at Conley Hills. I have been very impressed by the positive feedback I receive from my child. I would recommend this school to everyone!
—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

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

72 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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

71 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

71 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
86%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
75%
Social Studies

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

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
59%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
76%
Social Studies

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

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
57%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
76%
Social Studies

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

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
54%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
80%
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 68% 37%
Hispanic 28% 12%
White 2% 44%
Two or more races 1% 3%
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
  • Serena Darnell Lowe
Fax number
  • (404) 669-8175

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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2580 Delowe Dr
East Point, GA 30344
Phone: (404) 669-8170

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