Columbia County School District

4781 Hereford Farm Road
Evans, GA 30809
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public high schools serving 8,927 students in Columbia 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 Columbia County School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 32% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Columbia County School District are Greenbrier High School, Lakeside High School and Evans High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Columbia County School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Greenbrier High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public high school average of 62% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
31 Schools
521 Schools
# Students
28,683 Students
569,146 Students
# Teachers
1,800 Teachers
33,706 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Columbia County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 92% has increased from 89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#20 out of 221 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Columbia County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
49%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia 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.
52%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia 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.
92%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Columbia County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.70
# American Indian Students
67 Students
1,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,179 Students
25,364 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,261 Students
96,392 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
17%
# Black Students
6,185 Students
207,638 Students
% Black Students
22%
37%
# White Students
15,781 Students
216,687 Students
% White Students
55%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
81 Students
647 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,129 Students
21,156 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
462
328
# Students in K Grade:
2,007
1,299
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,058
1,429
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,029
1,464
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,108
1,744
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,087
1,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,201
2,429
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,230
4,172
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,284
5,008
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,290
8,733
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,530
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,334
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,090
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,973
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,805 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,950 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
$339 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbia 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
$314 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbia 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
$11,805
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbia 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
$10,950
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbia 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 Columbia County School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Greenbrier High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5114 Riverwood Pkwy
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,748 students
Rank: #22.
Lakeside High School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
533 Blue Ridge Dr
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-0027
Grades: 9-12
| 1,978 students
Rank: #33.
Evans High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4550 Cox Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-1198
Grades: 9-12
| 1,903 students
Rank: #44.
Grovetown High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2010 Warrior Way
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 447-2102
Grades: 9-12
| 2,129 students
Rank: #55.
Harlem High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Appling Harlem Rd
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-5980
Grades: 9-12
| 1,169 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 31 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 28,683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in GA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 49% (Top 10%)
  • : 52% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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