Clarke County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 13,600 students in Clarke County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Clarke County School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Clarke County School District are Chase Street Elementary School, Timothy Elementary School and Barrow Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Clarke County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Clarke 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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Clarke County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
22 Schools
2,305 Schools
# Students
13,600 Students
1,768,192 Students
# Teachers
1,088 Teachers
114,190 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Clarke County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 211 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 63% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#144 out of 213 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Clarke County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clarke 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clarke 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Clarke County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.69
# American Indian Students
13 Students
3,436 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
241 Students
72,417 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,334 Students
275,448 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
15%
# Black Students
6,698 Students
648,287 Students
% Black Students
49%
37%
# White Students
2,755 Students
701,279 Students
% White Students
20%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
1,839 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
542 Students
64,590 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
921
47,683
# Students in K Grade:
1,130
126,456
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,112
128,233
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,066
130,034
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,119
135,942
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,057
138,289
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,093
139,194
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,003
135,224
# Students in 7th Grade:
925
132,792
# Students in 8th Grade:
927
132,343
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,114
147,685
# Students in 10th Grade:
823
135,403
# Students in 11th Grade:
704
123,236
# Students in 12th Grade:
606
115,678
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,533 is higher than the state median of $11,496. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,117 is higher than the state median of $11,705. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$198 MM
$36 MM
This chart display total revenue of Clarke 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
$192 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Clarke 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
$14,533
$11,496
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Clarke 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
$14,117
$11,705
This chart display average spending per public school student in Clarke 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.

Best Clarke County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chase Street Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
757 N Chase St
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 543-1081
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #22.
Timothy Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1900 Timothy Rd
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 549-0107
Grades: PK-5
| 610 students
Rank: #33.
Barrow Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Pinecrest Dr
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 543-2676
Grades: PK-5
| 576 students
Rank: #44.
Whitehead Road Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
555 Quailwood Dr
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 548-7296
Grades: PK-5
| 852 students
Rank: #55.
Barnett Shoals Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3220 Barnett Shoals Rd
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 357-5334
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #66.
Clarke Central High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
350 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 357-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,690 students
Rank: #77.
Clarke Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1235 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 543-6547
Grades: 6-8
| 764 students
Rank: #88.
Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Oglethorpe Ave
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 549-0762
Grades: PK-5
| 587 students
Rank: #99.
Whit Davis Road Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Whit Davis Rd
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 369-1036
Grades: PK-5
| 594 students
Rank: #1010.
Burney-harris-lyons Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Tallassee Rd
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 548-7208
Grades: 6-8
| 676 students
Rank: #1111.
Judia Jackson Harris Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Danielsville Rd
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 357-5203
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #1212.
Hilsman Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
870 Gaines School Rd
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 548-7281
Grades: 6-8
| 694 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Cleveland Road Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Cleveland Rd
Bogart, GA 30622
(706) 357-5333
Grades: PK-5
| 288 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Winterville Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Cherokee Rd
Winterville, GA 30683
(706) 357-5222
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #1515.
Howard B. Stroud Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
715 Fourth St
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 369-1893
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #1616.
Cedar Shoals High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Cedar Shoals Dr
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 546-5375
Grades: 9-12
| 1,448 students
Rank: #1717.
Coile Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
110 Old Elberton Rd
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 357-5318
Grades: 6-8
| 721 students
Rank: #1818.
Fowler Drive Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Fowler Dr
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 357-5330
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #1919.
Alps Road Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
205 Alps Rd
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 548-2261
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #2020.
Gaines Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Gaines School Rd
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 357-5333
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #2121.
Classic City High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
440 Dearing Ext
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 353-2323
Grades: 9-12
| 109 students
440-2 Dearing Ext
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 357-5239
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 13,600 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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