Furlow Charter School

63 Valley Dr
Americus, GA 31709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Furlow Charter School serves 511 students in grades Kindergarten-10.
Furlow Charter 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Furlow Charter School's student population of 511 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-10
Total Students511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Furlow Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Furlow Charter School is 0.58, 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 Testing Rank
#1364 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
19%
37%
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White
61%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSumter County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Furlow Charter School is Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sumter County Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sumter County Intermediate School (1.4 miles away)
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