Bacon County High School

1190 Us Highway 1 S
Alma, GA 31510
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Bacon County High School serves 577 students in grades 9-12.
Bacon County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to 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 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bacon County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Bacon County High School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Bacon County High School is ranked within the top 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 Bacon County High School is 0.51, 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
#966 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
18%
37%
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White
67%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.69
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBacon County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bacon County High School is Appling County High School (16.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bacon County Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alma Bacon County Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 493 students
    0.0 miles
    1188 Us Highway 1 S
    Alma, GA 31510
    (912) 632-4662
    0 6-8 493
  • Alma Bacon County Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 481 students
    1.0 miles
    523 E 16th St
    Alma, GA 31510
    (912) 632-4133
    1 3-5 481
  • Alma Bacon County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 589 students
    1.1 miles
    251 Cumberland Rd
    Alma, GA 31510
    (912) 632-4765
    1.1 PK-2 589
  • Nicholls Nicholls Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 360 students
    10.6 miles
    704 Van Streat Hwy
    Nicholls, GA 31554
    (912) 345-2429
    10.6 PK-5 360
  • Surrency Fourth District Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 202 students
    13.6 miles
    13396 Blackshear Hwy
    Surrency, GA 31563
    (912) 367-3250
    13.6 PK-5 202

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