Claxton High School

602 Hendrix Street
Claxton, GA 30417
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Claxton High School serves 524 students in grades 9-12.
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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Claxton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Claxton High School's student population of 524 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Claxton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Claxton High School is 0.68, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1580 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
18%
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Black
30%
36%
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White
42%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
10%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Claxton High School's ranking?
Claxton High School is ranked #1580 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Claxton High School?
The graduation rate of Claxton High School is 85-89%, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Claxton High School?
524 students attend Claxton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Claxton High School students are White, 30% of students are Black, 25% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Claxton High School?
Claxton High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Claxton High School offer ?
Claxton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Claxton High School part of?
Claxton High School is part of Evans County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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