School Details

Gadsden Elementary School

919 May St, Savannah, GA 31415
(912) 395-5940
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 577 students 12 students/teacher (GA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

76%
86%
88%
55%
69%
79%
86%
92%
92%
52%
72%
78%
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78%
83%

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 2013
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public School System average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
87%
90%
52%
76%
84%
76%
90%
93%
43%
73%
83%
54%
72%
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 2013
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public School System average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
94%
94%
91%
85%
90%
88%
93%
93%
63%
71%
80%
55%
71%
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.
65%
76%
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 2013
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public School System average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Gadsden Elementary School is a public elementary school in Savannah. The principal of Gadsden Elementary School is Deborah R. Jones, whose e-mail is deborah.jones@savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us. 577 students attend Gadsden Elementary School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 0% of the Gadsden Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 92% of the 577 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 94% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Gadsden Elementary School is 12:1. Hodge Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 99% 65%
Multiracial 1% %
Hispanic 0.2% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% 25%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 62%
Limited English proficiency 0% 2%
Economically disadvantaged 92% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    I love Gadsden. They are located in the heart of a public housing community and still produce great student. The Fine Arts Department is superb.

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