Deer Chase Elementary School

Public PK, KG-5

 1780 Deer Chase Ln
       Hephzibah, GA  30815


 (706) 772-6240

District: Richmond County

SchoolDigger Rank:
1030th of 1,233 Georgia Elementary Schools


Student/Teacher Ratio:  17.3
Number of students:  591

Racial breakdown:

African American:
92.0%
White:
2.5%
Pacific Islander:
2.5%
Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients:  96.8%

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Updated Wednesday, July 27, 2016, based on the 2015-16 school year test scores.

Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2016, Deer Chase Elementary School ranked worse than 83.5% of elementary schools in Georgia. It also ranked 13th among 34 ranked elementary schools in the Richmond County School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2016 the calculated Average Standard Score was 17.57. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (92%), Pacific Islander (2.5%), White (2.5%). (See more...)
Compare Details 96.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Deer Chase Elementary School is 17.3. 25 elementary schools in the Richmond County School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Deer Chase Elementary School employs 34 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2016 Rankings:

Deer Chase Elementary School:

SchoolDigger Ranks Deer Chase Elementary School 1030th of 1233 Georgia public elementary schools. (See Deer Chase Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Richmond County:

SchoolDigger ranks Richmond County 165th of 182 Georgia school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Deer Chase Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools GA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2008 23.63 948th 1118 15.2% 1 star ranking
2009 25.83 929th 1117 16.8% 1 star ranking
2010 27.58 949th 1165 18.5% 1 star ranking
2011 36.27 871st 1195 27.1% 1 star ranking
2012 44.20 787th 1185 33.6% 2 star ranking
2013 44.48 801st 1207 33.6% 2 star ranking
2014 37.12 893rd 1213 26.4% 1 star ranking
2015 21.24 993rd 1240 19.9% 1 star ranking
2016 17.57 1030th 1233 16.5% 1 star ranking

Test score data source: test scores: Georgia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Deer Chase Elementary School Test Scores

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Test score data source: Georgia Department of Education

About the Georgia Milestones Assessment: The Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) is a comprehensive summative assessment pro?gram spanning grades 3 through high school. Georgia Milestones measures how well students have learned the knowledge and skills outlined in the state-adopted content standards in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Students in grades 3 through 8 will take an end-of-grade assessment in each content area, while high school students will take an end-of-course assessment for each of the eight courses designated by the State Board of Education.

Source: Georgia Milestones Assessment System
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Enrollment information for Deer Chase Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2007 17 565 7 17 0 n/a n/a 10 616
2008 33 578 11 24 0 n/a n/a 13 659
2009 29 586 8 26 0 n/a n/a 13 662
2010 20 561 10 8 0 12 16 0 627
2011 14 566 11 6 0 10 5 0 612
2012 14 540 10 5 1 12 1 0 583
2013 16 540 3 9 0 12 1 0 581
2014 15 544 4 8 1 15 4 0 591

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Deer Chase Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2007 616 41.5 14.8 61.4
2008 659 42.0 15.7 65.8
2009 662 41.0 16.1 62.9
2010 627 41.0 15.2 62.7
2011 612 36.0 17.0 68.5
2012 583 36.0 16.1 70.5
2013 581 35.0 16.6 78.3
2014 591 34.0 17.3 96.8

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the FRAC Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Deer Chase Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2007 616 41.5 14.8 61.4
2008 659 42.0 15.7 65.8
2009 662 41.0 16.1 62.9
2010 627 41.0 15.2 62.7
2011 612 36.0 17.0 68.5
2012 583 36.0 16.1 70.5
2013 581 35.0 16.6 78.3
2014 591 34.0 17.3 96.8

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Georgia Department of Education.

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