Claxton High School

  • Claxton High School serves 407 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 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Claxton 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 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Claxton High School operates within the Evans County School District.
  • Evans County School District's 75-79% graduation rate is lower than the Georgia state average of 81%.

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School Overview

  • Claxton High School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students407 students
Claxton High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Claxton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Claxton High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeClaxton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Claxton 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Claxton High School is 0.66, 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)15-19%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Claxton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
4%
Claxton High School Asian Students (2000-2016)
Hispanic
21%
15%
Claxton High School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
35%
37%
Claxton High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
42%
41%
Claxton High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Claxton High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsClaxton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.41
Claxton High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate75-79%
81%
Claxton High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
Claxton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Claxton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Claxton High School is Evans 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.
    • Evans County School District's student population of 1,857 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 75-79% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,103 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 $8,843 is less than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameEvans County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    5
    Number of Students Managed1,8573,295
    Evans County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    26%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate75-79%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$19 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$17 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,103$9,937
    District Spending / Student$8,843$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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