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St. Simons Elementary School

St. Simons Elementary School is a coeducational public school for students in grades Pre-K through 5.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
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Climate
Institution Type: Public Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

St. Simons Elementary School says

St. Simons Elementary, located in a unique coastal setting, has been a familiar landmark along the coast of Georgia for sixty-eight years. The red brick schoolhouse was built in 1944 during World War II. Opening in September of that year, the school has continually been a source of pride and accomplishment for the community. The school derives its personality and uniqueness from many sources: its rich heritage and tradition; its unique beach location across the street from the Atlantic Ocean; its goals for social, emotional and academic excellence for all; its outstanding parent and community involvement with many hours of volunteer service; its challenging academic program and its vision of leaving a legacy.

Mission Statement

Vision & Motto

Theme: St. Simons Elementary: A SEA of Learning Social, Emotional, and Academic Excellence for All

Vision: To leave a legacy as we live, learn, love, and laugh together.

Mission: Joining hands to build a BRIGHTER future for our community.

Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Academics

Academics

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 484
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 38
Kindergarten 74
1 84
2 66
3 87
4 80
5 55

St. Simons Elementary School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Simons Elementary School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

55% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at St. Simons Elementary School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 58%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 19%
Black or African American 21%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
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