Effingham County High School

  • Effingham County High School serves 1,812 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Effingham County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Effingham County High School's student population of 1,812 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,812 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Effingham County High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Effingham County High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. 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)#630 out of 2185 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Effingham County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Effingham County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Effingham County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
22%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Effingham County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
67%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Effingham County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Effingham County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.500.68
This chart display the diversity score of Effingham County High School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Effingham County High 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
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Effingham County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEffingham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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