Ben Hill County Primary School

221 Jc Hunter Rd
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ben Hill County Primary School serves 886 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 886 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Ben Hill County Primary School's student population of 886 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
886 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Ben Hill County Primary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
43%
36%
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White
43%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Ben Hill County Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Ben Hill County Primary School?
886 students attend Ben Hill County Primary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Ben Hill County Primary School students are White, 43% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ben Hill County Primary School?
Ben Hill County Primary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ben Hill County Primary School offer ?
Ben Hill County Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Ben Hill County Primary School part of?
Ben Hill County Primary School is part of Ben Hill County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 886 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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