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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.
The top ranked public schools in Candler County School District are Metter High School, Metter Elementary School and Metter Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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).

Overview

School District NameCandler County School District
School District Phone Number(912) 685-5713
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools3 Schools2,308 Schools
# of Students2,195 Students1,769,279 Students
# of Teachers128 Teachers114,261 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1

District Comparison

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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#76 out of 213 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Candler County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Candler 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Candler 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Candler County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.660.69
# of American Indian Students1 Student3,439 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students14 Students72,421 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students436 Students275,912 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
15%
# of Black Students650 Students648,851 Students
% Black Students
30%
37%
# of White Students1,022 Students702,101 Students
% White Students
46%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students67 Students64,615 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:14447,738
# of Students in Kindergarten:156126,586
# of Students in 1st Grade:168128,346
# of Students in 2nd Grade:145130,192
# of Students in 3rd Grade:155136,103
# of Students in 4th Grade:183138,451
# of Students in 5th Grade:166139,347
# of Students in 6th Grade:163135,269
# of Students in 7th Grade:165132,837
# of Students in 8th Grade:180132,393
# of Students in 9th Grade:199147,700
# of Students in 10th Grade:145135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:111123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:115115,678
# 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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$23 MM$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Candler County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$21 MM$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Candler County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,431$11,799
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Candler County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,691$11,763
This chart display average spending per public school student in Candler County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Candler County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Metter High School Math: 31% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    34905 Ga Highway 129 S
    Metter, GA 30439
    (912) 685-2134

    Grades: 9-12 | 570 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Metter Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    33661 Ga Highway 129 S
    Metter, GA 30439
    (912) 685-5050

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,117 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Metter Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    33661 Ga Highway 129 S
    Metter, GA 30439
    (912) 685-5580

    Grades: 6-8 | 508 students
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