Barrow County School District

179 W. Athens Street
Winder, GA 30680
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Barrow County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 14,355 students in Barrow County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Barrow County School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
16 Schools
2,315 Schools
# Students
14,355 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
1,018 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Barrow County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 220 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#101 out of 221 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Barrow County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barrow County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barrow County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barrow County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.70
# American Indian Students
17 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
656 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
5%
5%
# Hispanic Students
3,346 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
18%
# Black Students
2,004 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
14%
36%
# White Students
7,481 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
52%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
851 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
490
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
995
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,019
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
989
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,030
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,084
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,032
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,040
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,174
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,135
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,363
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,188
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
949
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
867
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,893 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,333. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,331 is less than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$185 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Barrow County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$177 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Barrow County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,893
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barrow County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,331
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barrow County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Barrow County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bramlett Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
622 Freeman Brock Rd
Auburn, GA 30011
(770) 307-1627
Grades: PK-5
| 672 students
Rank: #22.
Holsenbeck Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
445 Holsenbeck School Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 307-1540
Grades: PK-5
| 727 students
Rank: #33.
County Line Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
334 Rockwell Church Rd Nw
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-2902
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #44.
Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 Matthews School Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-3182
Grades: PK-5
| 893 students
Rank: #55.
Bear Creek Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
228 Jefferson St
Statham, GA 30666
(770) 867-2116
Grades: 6-8
| 626 students
Rank: #66.
Russell Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
364 W Candler St
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-8181
Grades: 6-8
| 916 students
Rank: #77.
Yargo Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 Haymon Morris Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-1147
Grades: PK-5
| 872 students
Rank: #88.
Haymon-morris Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1008 Haymon Morris Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(678) 963-0602
Grades: 6-8
| 819 students
Rank: #99.
Barrow Arts And Sciences Academy
Math: 24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1007 Austin Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(678) 425-2903
Grades: 8-11
| 844 students
Rank: #1010.
Bethlehem Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
47 Mcelhannon Rd Sw
Bethlehem, GA 30620
(770) 867-2238
Grades: PK-5
| 823 students
Rank: #1111.
Auburn Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1334 6th Ave
Auburn, GA 30011
(770) 963-7887
Grades: PK-5
| 723 students
Rank: #1212.
Statham Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1970 Broad St
Statham, GA 30666
(770) 725-7112
Grades: PK-5
| 764 students
Rank: #1313.
Apalachee High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
940 Haymon Morris Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 586-5111
Grades: 9-12
| 1,910 students
Rank: #1414.
Westside Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Matthews School Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 307-2972
Grades: 6-8
| 755 students
Rank: #1515.
Winder Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
194 Mcneal Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(678) 425-2194
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #1616.
Winder-barrow High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
272 N 5th Ave
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-4519
Grades: 9-12
| 1,846 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Barrow County School District?
Barrow County School District manages 16 public schools serving 14,355 students.
What is the rank of Barrow County School District?
Barrow County School District is ranked #105 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Georgia school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Barrow County School District?
52% of Barrow County School District students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Barrow County School District?
Barrow County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Barrow County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,331 is less than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 14,355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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