Bacon County High School

1190 Us Highway 1 S

Alma, GA 31510
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (912)632-4414
  • Bacon County High School serves 570 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bacon County High School 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Bacon County High School operates within the Bacon County School District.
  • Bacon County School District's 80-84% graduation rate is lower than the Georgia state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • Bacon County High School's student population of 570 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students570 students
Bacon County High School Total Students (2002-2016)
Gender %Bacon County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Bacon County High School Total Teachers (2002-2016)
Students by GradeBacon County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bacon County High School is ranked within the bottom 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 increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bacon County High School is 0.45, 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)15-19%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Bacon County High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Bacon County High School Asian Students (2005-2013)
Hispanic
9%
15%
Bacon County High School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
17%
37%
Bacon County High School Black Students (2002-2016)
White
72%
41%
Bacon County High School White Students (2002-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Bacon County High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBacon County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.450.41
Bacon County High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate80-84%
81%
Bacon County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
57%
Bacon County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Bacon County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bacon County High School is Bacon County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bacon County School District's student population of 2,145 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,097 in this district is less than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has declined by 31% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,103 is less than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has declined by 51% over four school years.
    School District NameBacon County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    5
    Number of Students Managed2,1453,295
    Bacon County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    35%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate80-84%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$18 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$16 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,097$9,937
    District Spending / Student$8,103$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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