Upson-lee High School

Upson-lee High School serves 1,263 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Upson-lee High School operates within the Thomaston-upson County School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1263 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,263 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
13%
Black
37%
37%
White
59%
44%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.52 0.40
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.
53%
52%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,935 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Thomaston-upson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 5,935 3,197
Graduation Rate 64% 66%
District Total Revenue $45 MM $34 MM
District Spending $46 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,422 $9,939
District Spending / Student $9,586 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lamar County Comprehensive High School (12.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Upson-lee North Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Upson-lee South Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ThomastonUpson-lee North Elementary School
    334 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-3632
    0.1 mi | 655 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • ThomastonUpson-lee South Elementary School
    172 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-7516
    0.2 mi | 1422 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • ThomastonUpson-lee Middle School
    101 Holston Dr
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-6256
    1.2 mi | 1046 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ThomastonPrek
    Special Education School
    216 East Lee St
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)646-4729
    Special Education School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • BarnesvilleLamar County Comprehensive High School
    1 Trojan Way
    BarnesvilleGA 30204
    (770)358-8641
    12.6 mi | 686 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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