Fayette County High School

  • Fayette County High School serves 1,359 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Fayette County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Fayette County High School operates within the Fayette County School District.
  • Fayette County School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the Georgia state average of 81%.

Top Placements

Fayette County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Fayette County High School's student population of 1359 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,359 students
Fayette County High School Total Students (1998-2016)
Gender %Fayette County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
Fayette County High School Total Teachers (1998-2016)
Students by GradeFayette County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Fayette County High School is ranked within the top 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 16:1 has increased from 15:1 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 0.41. 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)
35%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Fayette County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2016)
Asian
5%
4%
Fayette County High School Asian Students (1998-2016)
Hispanic
10%
15%
Fayette County High School Black Students (1998-2016)
Black
59%
37%
Fayette County High School Black Students (1998-2016)
White
20%
41%
Fayette County High School White Students (1998-2016)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Fayette County High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsFayette County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.41
Fayette County High School Diversity Score (1998-2016)
Graduation Rate
87%
81%
Fayette County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
57%
Fayette County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
Fayette County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Fayette County High School is Fayette County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fayette County School District's student population of 20,088 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 78% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,844 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,039 is higher than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameFayette County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    24
    5
    Number of Students Managed20,0883,295
    Fayette County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$240 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$204 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,844$9,937
    District Spending / Student$10,039$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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