Candler County School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 2,195 students in Candler County School District. Candler County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Public schools in Candler County School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).
|School District Name||Candler County School District|
|School District Phone Number||(912) 685-5713|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (GA)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||2,308 Schools|
|# of Students||2,195 Students||1,769,279 Students|
|# of Teachers||128 Teachers||114,261 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1||15:1|
Candler County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 212 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (GA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#76 out of 213 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1 Student||3,439 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||14 Students||72,421 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||436 Students||275,912 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||650 Students||648,851 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,022 Students||702,101 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||5 Students||1,839 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||67 Students||64,615 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||144||47,738|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||156||126,586|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||168||128,346|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||145||130,192|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||155||136,103|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||183||138,451|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||166||139,347|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||163||135,269|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||165||132,837|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||180||132,393|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||199||147,700|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||145||135,403|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||111||123,236|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||115||115,678|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $10,431 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,799. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,691 is less than the state median of $11,763. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (GA)|
|Total Revenue||$23 MM||$37 MM|
|Spending||$21 MM||$37 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$10,431||$11,799|
|Revenue / Student||$9,691||$11,763|
Candler County School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.34905 Ga Highway 129 S
Metter, GA 30439
Grades: 9-12 | 570 students
- Rank: #22.33661 Ga Highway 129 S
Metter, GA 30439
Grades: PK-5 | 1,117 student
- Rank: #33.33661 Ga Highway 129 S
Metter, GA 30439
Grades: 6-8 | 508 students
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