Claxton High School

Claxton High School serves 401 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Claxton High School operates within the Evans County School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 401 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 401 students
Claxton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Claxton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Claxton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Claxton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Claxton High School Asian (1998-2010)
Hispanic
8%
12%
Claxton High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
45%
37%
Claxton High School Black (1994-2012)
White
43%
44%
Claxton High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Claxton High School Sch Ethnicity Claxton High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.61 0.83
Claxton High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
51%
Claxton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Claxton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Evans County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
6
Number of Students Managed 1,825 3,449
Evans County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 68% 66%
Evans County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $34 MM
Evans County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $36 MM
Evans County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,632 $9,939
Evans County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,088 $10,367
Evans County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Claxton Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Claxton Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Claxton Claxton Middle School
    4 North College St
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-3646
    0.2  mi  |  350  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Claxton Cedarwood Psychoeducational Program
    Special Education School
    720 Church St
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-8888
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Claxton Claxton Elementary School
    6463 Us Hwy 301
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-2714
    1.2  mi  |  1074  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Claxton Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    3609 Bill Hodges Rd
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-4807
    Alternative School
    2.2  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  8-9
  • Collins Collins Elementary School
    720 North Main St
    Collins , GA , 30421
    (912)693-2455
    11.4  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Georgia 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 0.83, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Appling County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.