Appling County High School

482 Blackshear Hwy

Baxley, GA 31513

Tel: (912)367-8610
  • Appling County High School serves 983 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Appling County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Appling County High School operates within the Appling County School District.
  • Appling County School District's 86% graduation rate is higher than the Georgia state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • Appling County High School's student population of 983 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students983 students
Appling County High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Appling County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Appling County High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeAppling County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Appling County High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Appling County High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Appling County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Appling County High School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
14%
15%
Appling County High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
22%
37%
Appling County High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
63%
41%
Appling County High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Appling County High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsAppling County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.41
Appling County High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
86%
81%
Appling County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
57%
Appling County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
Appling County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Appling County High School is Appling County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Appling County School District's student population of 3,612 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 61% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,296 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,826 is less than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NameAppling County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    5
    Number of Students Managed3,6123,295
    Appling County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    86%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$37 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$35 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,296$9,937
    District Spending / Student$9,826$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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