School Details

Red Bud Elementary School

4151 Red Bud Rd NE, Calhoun, GA 30701
(706) 625-2111
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 675 students 15 students/teacher (GA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

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Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Gordon County School District average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

92%
92%
90%
90%
90%
84%
96%
93%
93%
80%
82%
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81%

Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Gordon County School District average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

99%
96%
94%
98%
91%
90%
99%
95%
93%
93%
84%
80%
94%
87%
81%

Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 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.
66%
71%
80%

Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Gordon County School District average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Red Bud Elementary School is a public elementary school in Calhoun. The principal of Red Bud Elementary School is Jennifer Hayes, whose e-mail is jhayes@gcbe.org. 675 students go to Red Bud Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 8% of the Red Bud Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 55% of the 675 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 64% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Red Bud Elementary School is 15:1. Sonoraville Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 77% 79%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Hispanic 17% 15%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 60%
Limited English proficiency 8% 5%
Economically disadvantaged 55% 52%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    We have two boys in Red Bud Elem since Pre-K (they are in 3rd and 4th grade now) and we are extremely satisfied in our school! We considered to moved out closer to Atlanta couple of years ago but decided to stay mainly because of the school!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    I have a daughter in the Pre-K program and so far I like this school

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a parent of 3 girls. They all go to RBE and that school is great. The staff is out of this world. They have great programs and the staff goes that extra mile . It means alot that there are teachers like RBE. That do there job for the love kids!!!! Keep up the good work

  • (7 years ago)

    I believe that this is the best county elementary school available. I have been extremely pleased with the education and attention my child has received from this school. GREAT JOB RBE! -)

  • (8 years ago)

    I am a parent of 3 girls two of which I have seen do wonderful things at this school.These two are now married and there little sister now attends R.B.E I see her doing very well also. The staff are wonderful people and have always's been helpful. A Proud Parent 11.12.06

  • (10 years ago)

    I give this school an A++++. The friendly staff and teachers are some of the best I have ever seen. The teachers are concerned about the students academic and social progress.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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