W.S. Hornsby K-8 School

Public PK, KG-8

 310 Kentucky Ave
       Augusta, GA  30901


 (706) 823-6928

District: Richmond County


Student/Teacher Ratio:  16.8
Number of students:  742

Racial breakdown:

African American:
96.6%
White:
1.6%
Two or more races:
1.1%
Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients:  96.8%

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We updated the 2016-17 rankings and test scores for this school on Friday, July 21, 2017.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, W.S. Hornsby K-8 School ranked worse than 91.4% of elementary schools in Georgia. It also ranked among 33 ranked elementary schools in the Richmond County School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2016 the calculated Average Standard Score was 11.91. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017, W.S. Hornsby K-8 School ranked worse than 96.6% of middle schools in Georgia. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 7.29. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (96.6%), White (1.6%), two or more races (1.1%). (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 W.S. Hornsby K-8 School is 16.8. 20 elementary schools in the Richmond County School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare W.S. Hornsby K-8 School employs 44 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

W.S. Hornsby K-8 School:

SchoolDigger ranks W.S. Hornsby K-8 School 1127th of 1233 Georgia public elementary schools. (See W.S. Hornsby K-8 School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks W.S. Hornsby K-8 School 516th of 534 Georgia public middle schools. (See W.S. Hornsby K-8 School in the ranking list.)

Richmond County:

SchoolDigger ranks Richmond County 158th of 179 Georgia school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for W.S. Hornsby K-8 School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools GA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2011 3.56 1172nd 1195 1.9%
2012 6.14 1139th 1185 3.9%
2013 10.83 1099th 1207 8.9%
2014 16.40 1066th 1213 12.1%
2015 14.45 1106th 1240 10.8%
2016 11.91 1127th 1233 8.6%

Data source: test scores: Georgia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for W.S. Hornsby K-8 School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools GA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2011 4.17 491st 507 3.2%
2012 10.77 475th 509 6.7%
2013 11.99 491st 530 7.4%
2014 6.82 504th 522 3.4%
2015 7.91 501st 532 5.8%
2016 7.03 513th 538 4.6%
2017 7.29 516th 534 3.4%

Data source: test scores: Georgia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Monday, February 2, 2015

Open Quote Ghetto school, a lot of fights and bullying. The Principle's do absolutely nothing but suspend the kids and send them right back to school. Parent to Parent conferences for a mediation??? FORGET IT. They look at you as if you're wrong for wanting your child to be in a peaceful environment while learning. I had to withdraw my child due to bullying. This is a terrible school and I would not recommend this nightmare of a school to my worst enemy. Run, run away as far and as fast as you can. They don't care about these children and they tell lies and cover up what really goes on. Close Quote


by a parent
Friday, May 16, 2014

Open Quote My child loves to learn. I love the fact that there is an after-school program as well a summer program. Even though these activities are strictly voluntary, I do commend the school for reaching out. It is up to us as parents to play a major role in our child’s education as well. Close Quote


Enrollment information for W.S. Hornsby K-8 School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2010 17 668 2 0 0 2 1 0 690
2011 22 676 2 0 0 7 3 0 710
2012 15 625 2 1 0 5 2 0 650
2013 12 677 2 2 0 6 5 0 704
2014 16 680 0 4 0 1 7 0 708
2015 12 717 0 3 0 2 8 0 742

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 W.S. Hornsby K-8 School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2010 690 52.0 13.2 98.0
2011 710 50.0 14.2 99.6
2012 650 48.0 13.5 99.5
2013 704 45.0 15.6 96.6
2014 708 46.0 15.3 96.8
2015 742 44.0 16.8 96.8

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 USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio W.S. Hornsby K-8 School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2010 690 52.0 13.2 98.0
2011 710 50.0 14.2 99.6
2012 650 48.0 13.5 99.5
2013 704 45.0 15.6 96.6
2014 708 46.0 15.3 96.8
2015 742 44.0 16.8 96.8

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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