Wayne County Public Schools

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(8)
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Elementary
(5)
Pre-K
(5)
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There are 8 public schools in Wayne County, Georgia, serving 5,369 students.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia state average of 56%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Wayne County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • JesupArthur Williams Middle School
    1175 South Us Hwy 301
    JesupGA31546
    (912)427-1025
    540 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Jesup
    Bacon Elementary School
    1425 West Orange St
    JesupGA31545
    (912)427-1077
    740 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Jesup
    Jesup Elementary School
    642 East Plum St
    JesupGA31546
    (912)427-1033
    764 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Jesup
    Martha Puckett Middle School
    475 Durrence Rd
    JesupGA31545
    (912)427-1061
    628 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Jesup
    Martha Rawls Smith Elementary School
    710 West Pine St
    JesupGA31545
    (912)427-1044
    615 students | Gr. PK-5
  • OdumOdum Elementary School
    322 Walter St
    OdumGA31555
    (912)586-2225
    459 students | Gr. PK-5
  • JesupScreven Elementary School
    555 Sunset Blvd
    JesupGA31545
    (912)579-2261
    245 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Jesup
    Wayne County High School
    1 Jacket Dr
    JesupGA31545
    (912)427-1088
    1378 students | Gr. 9-12

County Statistics

About Wayne County County Statistics (GA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 29,938 people 9,431,284 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 15% 21%
Median Household Income $37,917 $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?
Wayne 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 0.46, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.66. The most diverse school district in Wayne County is Galileo Charter School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or in the USA.