Fayette County High School

  • Fayette County High School serves 1,364 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 53% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fayette County High School's student population of 1,364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fayette County High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fayette County High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#803 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
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Black
59%
37%
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White
19%
40%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fayette County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.600.42
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Graduation Rate
86%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fayette County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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