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J. A. Alford Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (678) 924-5300

2625 Lawrenceville Hwy

Lawrenceville, Georgia


About J. A. Alford Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

J. A. Alford Elementary is one of 136 schools found in the Gwinnett County district of Georgia.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 921 students - compared to other schools in Georgia, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $51,898, which is lower than the Georgia state average of $53,902.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Bethesda Elementary School1246$9,57314.92$54,8490.59
Kanoheda Elementary School993$11,71612.9$59,2610.57
Baggett Elementary School1117$9,93914.41$54,7270.64
Gwinnett School of Mathematics- Science and Technology966$9,31516.77$58,8540.7
Gwin Oaks Elementary School1006$9,81214.17$56,7690.75

Bethesda Elementary School

Number of pupils1246
Funding per pupil$9,573
Pupil teacher ratio14.92
Average teacher salary$54,849
Diversity index0.59

Kanoheda Elementary School

Number of pupils993
Funding per pupil$11,716
Pupil teacher ratio12.9
Average teacher salary$59,261
Diversity index0.57

Baggett Elementary School

Number of pupils1117
Funding per pupil$9,939
Pupil teacher ratio14.41
Average teacher salary$54,727
Diversity index0.64

Gwinnett School of Mathematics- Science and Technology

Number of pupils966
Funding per pupil$9,315
Pupil teacher ratio16.77
Average teacher salary$58,854
Diversity index0.7

Gwin Oaks Elementary School

Number of pupils1006
Funding per pupil$9,812
Pupil teacher ratio14.17
Average teacher salary$56,769
Diversity index0.75
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Bethesda Elementary School0.87 miles
Kanoheda Elementary School1.36 miles
Baggett Elementary School1.72 miles
Gwinnett School of Mathematics- Science and Technology1.99 miles
Gwin Oaks Elementary School2.07 miles
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Rankings within Georgia
There are 2335 schools in Georgia.
562ndlargest school
447thhighest number of FTE teachers
814thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1310thhighest average teaching salary
965thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
196thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
215thhighest diversity index
654thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races25
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander91
American Indian or Aslaskan Native1
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander3

Out of 921 students, with a diversity index of 0.67

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 3rd Grade: 4.5 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.