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220 E 49th St

Savannah, GA 31405

(912) 201-5470

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 575

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Ellis Elementary School

Charles Ellis Montessori Academy is a public school that has the most knowledgeable and caring staff around. Each teacher works well beyond the school day to ensure that students get exactly what they need to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Posted by a teacher on 10/24/09

This school is outstanding! It is truly the only public school alternative we considered. I have had one child go all the way through, and have two more are attending now. While the school may not score the highest around on standardized tests, it turns out exceptionally well-rounded children. You ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/12/09

Ellis' size, the dedication of teachers/staff and a lack of transience sets this school apart. Students are not accepted into the school past 3rd grade without previous Montessori experience. As a result the kids know each other and there is very little in the way of discipline problems. My husband ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/30/08

Charles Ellis is one of the best public schools in the state. The Montessori curriculum not only teaches them the Georgia standards, but expands their base of knowledge beyond the expectations. The teachers are amazingly dedicated, willing to spend hundreds of dollars of their own money and work overtime ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/28/07

Georgia ranks somewhere between the top 2 or 4 worse states for public education (competing with Mississippi & Alabama) so, compared to that, it's not bad. The classrooms are small; tutoring has to get done in the hallways; the music & 'gifted' classrooms are nice but, extremely overcrowded w/kids heads ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/27/07

Our school is SO CRAZY AWESOME! We go to middle school here, and most of us have been coming since kindergarten. The teachers are really great, and make learning fun!

Posted by a student on 12/04/06

If your looking for the best public school in Savannah, this is it! This is our son's second year at Ellis and he loves it and so do we.They have a great program going and our son is doing very well. The principal , Mr. Charles is wonderful! Keep up the good work! This is the best alternative to a private ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/23/06

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Test scores for Ellis Elementary School

CRCT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ellis Elementary School
Savannah-chatham County Public Schools
* 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.

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Savannah schools — Ellis Elementary School is located at 220 E 49th St, Savannah GA 31405. 220 E 49th St is in the 31405 ZIP code in Savannah, GA The school district for Ellis Elementary School is the Savannah-chatham County Public Schools. Ellis Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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