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Scott Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 447 students

 

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Posted September 7, 2013

Great school! I am very pleased with the phenomenal leadership staff and the teachers! Scott Elementary is one of the best schools in the school system!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2008

I enjoy working at Scott Elementary School. Our students love to give and receive hugs! Thank you parents for allowing us to educate your children!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 23, 2008

Scott strives for academic excellence. We have been classified as a Distinguished Title I school and have met AYP for the past 3 years.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 19, 2007

I think that Scott elementary school is wonderful school. I just love how they get my son involved in the classes, like p.e. and music and science and I am a parent that is involved in my son's education.
—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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

56 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

55 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
93%
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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

52 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

51 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
90%
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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
34%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
40%
Social Studies

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

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
40%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
37%
Social Studies

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

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
25%
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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
40%
Social Studies

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

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
35%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
26%

2009

 
 
51%
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 91% 37%
White 5% 44%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Hispanic 1% 12%
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 basics

School Leader's name
  • Tret Witherspoon
Fax number
  • (229) 225-2672

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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100 N Hansell St
Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: (229) 225-2631

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