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There are 21 public schools managed by Clarke County School District serving 12,444 students in Athens, GA.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia state average of 56%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Clarke County School District Public Schools

(Clarke County) Stats (GA) State Statistics
# of Students 12,444 1,683,029 students
# of Teachers 1,001 109,236 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12 15:1
# of Male Students 6,178 835,558 students
% Male Students 49.6 49.6%
# of Female Students 6,266 847,471 students
% Female Students 50.4 50.4%
Students by Ethnicity:
# of American Indian Students 9 students 3,728 students
% American Indian Students
0.1% 0.2%
# of Asian Students 264 57,154 students
% Asian Students
2.1% 3.4%
# of Hispanic Students 2,746 students 204,974 students
% Hispanic Students
22.1% 12.2%
# of Black Students 6,561 students 622,953 students
% Black Students
52.7% 37.0%
# of White Students 2,371 students 742,294 students
% White Students
19% 44%
# of Other Students 493 students 51,926 students
% of Other Students
4% 3%
Students by Grade:
# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: 799 students 45,005 students
# of Students in Kindergarten: 1,177 students 133,046 students
# of Students in 1st Grade: 1,041 students 130,738 students
# of Students in 2nd Grade: 1,027 students 127,993 students
# of Students in 3rd Grade: 998 students 128,370 students
# of Students in 4th Grade: 942 students 128,516 students
# of Students in 5th Grade: 956 students 130,982 students
# of Students in 6th Grade: 865 students 130,164 students
# of Students in 7th Grade: 841 students 127,664 students
# of Students in 8th Grade: 736 students students 126,785 students
# of Students in 9th Grade: 970 students students 144,204 students
# of Students in 10th Grade: 758 students students 124,998 students
# of Students in 11th Grade: 675 students students 105,939 students
# of Students in 12th Grade: 659 students students 98,625 students
# of Ungraded Students: n/a n/a
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Did You Know?
Clarke County School District public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .62, which is higher than the Georgia average of . The most diverse school in the district is . Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or in the USA.