Upson County Public Schools

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There are 4 public schools in Upson County, Georgia, serving 4,501 students.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia state average of 56%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Upson County

  • School Location Students Grades
  • ThomastonUpson-lee High School
    268 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA30286
    (706)647-8171
    1339 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Thomaston
    Upson-lee Middle School
    101 Holston Dr
    ThomastonGA30286
    (706)647-6256
    1065 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Thomaston
    Upson-lee North Elementary School
    334 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA30286
    (706)647-3632
    689 students | Gr. 4-5
  • Thomaston
    Upson-lee South Elementary School
    172 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA30286
    (706)647-7516
    1408 students | Gr. PK-3

County Statistics

About Upson County County Statistics (GA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 25,499 people 9,431,284 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 15% 21%
Median Household Income $41,500 $40,271
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Upson County, GA 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 0.51, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.66. The most diverse school district in Upson County is Thomaston-upson County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or in the USA.