Barrow County School District

179 W. Athens Street
Winder, GA 30680
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 3 public high schools serving 4,600 students in Barrow County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Georgia.
Public High Schools in Barrow County School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 32% statewide average).
Public High School in Barrow County School District have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Apalachee High School, with 92% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public high school average of 62% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
16 Schools
521 Schools
# Students
14,355 Students
569,146 Students
# Teachers
1,018 Teachers
33,706 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.66
0.70
# American Indian Students
17 Students
1,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
656 Students
25,364 Students
% Asian Students
5%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,346 Students
96,392 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
17%
# Black Students
2,004 Students
207,638 Students
% Black Students
14%
37%
# White Students
7,481 Students
216,687 Students
% White Students
52%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
647 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
851 Students
21,156 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
490
328
# Students in K Grade:
995
1,299
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,019
1,429
# Students in 2nd Grade:
989
1,464
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,030
1,744
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,084
1,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,032
2,429
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,040
4,172
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,174
5,008
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,135
8,733
# 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 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 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 High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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

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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%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in GA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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