Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S)

805 Harrold Ave
Americus, GA 31709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) serves 875 students in grades 9-12.
Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S)'s student population of 875 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students875 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1701 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
80%
37%
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White
9%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.69
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSumter County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) is Furlow Charter School (1.3 miles away)
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