Turner County High School

Turner County High School serves 361 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Turner County High School operates within the Turner County School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 361 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 361 students
Turner County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Turner County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Turner County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 14:1 15:1
Turner County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Turner County High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Turner County High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
53%
37%
Turner County High School Black (1994-2012)
White
41%
44%
Turner County High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Turner County High School Sch Ethnicity Turner 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.
0.55 0.66
Turner 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.
62%
51%
Turner County 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.
8%
7%
Turner County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,570 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Turner County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,570 3,298
Turner County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 65% 66%
Turner County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $34 MM
Turner County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $19 MM $36 MM
Turner County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,886 $9,939
Turner County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,781 $10,367
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 Turner County Specialty School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Turner County Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Turner County Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ashburn Turner County Middle School
    316 Lamar St
    Ashburn , GA , 31714
    (229)567-4343
    0  mi  |  362  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ashburn Turner County Elementary School
    705 Hudson Ave
    Ashburn , GA , 31714
    (229)567-2461
    0.2  mi  |  682  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ashburn Turner County Specialty School
    Alternative School
    330 Gilmore St
    Ashburn , GA , 31714
    (229)567-3412
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  165  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Sylvester Worth County High School
    406 West King St
    Sylvester , GA , 31791
    (229)776-8625
    16.2  mi  |  949  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sylvester Worth County Elementary School
    1401 North Isabella St
    Sylvester , GA , 31791
    (229)776-8605
    16.4  mi  |  687  students  |  Gr.  3-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Gwinnett County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.