Liberty County High School

3216 East Oglethorpe Hwy,

Hinesville, GA, 31313-9801

Tel: (912)876-4316
Grades: 9-12

1,161 students

Liberty County High School serves 1,161 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Liberty County High School operates within the Liberty County School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1161 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,161 students
Liberty County High School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Liberty County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2012)
Students by Grade Liberty County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Liberty County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Liberty County High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Liberty County High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
52%
37%
Liberty County High School Black (1994-2012)
White
33%
44%
Liberty County High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Liberty County High School Sch Ethnicity Liberty County 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.
0.62 0.66
Liberty County 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.
39%
51%
Liberty County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
13%
7%
Liberty County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Liberty County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
5
Number of Students Managed 10,498 3,298
Liberty County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 64% 66%
Liberty County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $34 MM
Liberty County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $106 MM $36 MM
Liberty County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,322 $9,939
Liberty County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,637 $10,367
Liberty 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 Bradwell Institute High School (3.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Snelson-golden Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph Martin Elementary School (3.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hinesville Snelson-golden Middle School
    465 Coates Rd
    Hinesville , GA , 31313
    (912)877-3112
    3.1  mi  |  788  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hinesville Joseph Martin Elementary School
    1000 Joseph Martin Rd
    Hinesville , GA , 31313
    (912)368-3114
    3.1  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hinesville Prek Center
    Special Education School
    206 Bradwell St
    Hinesville , GA , 31313
    (912)876-0773
    Special Education School
    3.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Hinesville Jordye Bacon Elementary School
    100 Deen St
    Hinesville , GA , 31313
    (912)876-3959
    3.6  mi  |  489  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hinesville Bradwell Institute High School
    100 Pafford St
    Hinesville , GA , 31313
    (912)876-6121
    3.8  mi  |  1757  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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