Claxton High School

  • Claxton High School serves 461 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Claxton High School's student population of 461 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Claxton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Claxton High School is 0.68, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1400 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
16%
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Black
35%
37%
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White
38%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.69
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Graduation Rate75-79%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Claxton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvans County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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