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 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,263 students
Upson-lee High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Upson-lee High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Upson-lee High School Student 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
Upson-lee High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Upson-lee High School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
37%
37%
Upson-lee High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
59%
44%
Upson-lee High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Upson-lee High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Upson-lee High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Upson-lee High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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%
Upson-lee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
Upson-lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,935 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,422 is less than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,586 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Thomaston-upson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 5,935 3,197
Thomaston-upson County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 64% 66%
Thomaston-upson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $34 MM
Thomaston-upson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $46 MM $36 MM
Thomaston-upson County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,422 $9,939
Thomaston-upson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,586 $10,367
Thomaston-upson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Grades Students
  • ThomastonUpson-lee North Elementary School
    334 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-3632
    0.1 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 655 students                      
  • ThomastonUpson-lee South Elementary School
    172 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-7516
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 1422 students                      
  • ThomastonUpson-lee Middle School
    101 Holston Dr
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-6256
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1046 students                      
  • ThomastonPrek
    Special Education School
    216 East Lee St
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)646-4729
    Special Education School

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

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