Candler County School District

210 South College Street
Metter, GA 30439
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 505 students in Candler County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Georgia.
Public Middle School in Candler County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Georgia public middle school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public middle school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
4 Schools
641 Schools
# Students
2,186 Students
468,002 Students
# Teachers
143 Teachers
31,251 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Candler County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 95% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#131 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Candler County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
30%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
27%
39%
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 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Candler 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
n/a
918 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
19,548 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
449 Students
79,715 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
17%
# Black Students
595 Students
177,766 Students
% Black Students
27%
38%
# White Students
1,044 Students
169,093 Students
% White Students
48%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
544 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
85 Students
20,283 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
126
920
# Students in K Grade:
124
4,966
# Students in 1st Grade:
141
5,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
150
5,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
159
5,645
# Students in 4th Grade:
162
5,951
# Students in 5th Grade:
173
8,668
# Students in 6th Grade:
159
126,398
# Students in 7th Grade:
162
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
184
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
201
9,354
# Students in 10th Grade:
150
7,213
# Students in 11th Grade:
146
6,032
# Students in 12th Grade:
149
4,944
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,038 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,428 is less than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$29 MM
$24,999 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$25 MM
$23,473 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,038
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Candler 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
$11,428
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Candler 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 Candler County School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Metter Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
33661 Ga Highway 129 S
Metter, GA 30439
(912) 685-5580
Grades: 6-8
| 505 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,186 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Top 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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