Ben Hill County Primary School

221 Jc Hunter Rd
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ben Hill County Primary School serves 881 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ben Hill County Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Ben Hill County Primary School's student population of 881 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students881 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Ben Hill County Primary School is 0.62, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
42%
37%
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White
45%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
56%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBen Hill County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ben Hill County Primary School is Fitzgerald High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ben Hill County Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fitzgerald Ben Hill County Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 675 students
    0.4 miles
    134 Jc Hunter Rd
    Fitzgerald, GA 31750
    (229) 409-5578
    0.4 6-8 675
  • Fitzgerald Ben Hill Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 790 students
    1.5 miles
    328 Lobinger Ave
    Fitzgerald, GA 31750
    (229) 409-5586
    1.5 3-5 790
  • Fitzgerald Fitzgerald High School Math: 19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 829 students
    3.7 miles
    601 W Cypress St
    Fitzgerald, GA 31750
    (229) 409-5530
    3.7 9-12 829
  • Ocilla Irwin County Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 877 students
    12.1 miles
    521 Lax Hwy
    Ocilla, GA 31774
    (229) 468-9476
    12.1 PK-5 877
  • Ocilla Irwin County High School Math: 29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
    12.4 miles
    149 Chieftain Cir
    Ocilla, GA 31774
    (229) 468-9421
    12.4 9-12 479

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