Decatur County School District

100 South West Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 1,460 students in Decatur 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 Decatur County School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 32% statewide average).
Public High School in Decatur County School District have a Graduation Rate of 89%, which is more than the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Bainbridge High School, with 95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 61% 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
6 Schools
521 Schools
# Students
4,433 Students
569,146 Students
# Teachers
292 Teachers
33,706 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Decatur 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 89% has increased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#124 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Decatur County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
27%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Decatur 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.
31%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Decatur 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.
89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Decatur County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.62
0.70
# American Indian Students
5 Students
1,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
34 Students
25,364 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
522 Students
96,392 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
17%
# Black Students
2,259 Students
207,638 Students
% Black Students
51%
37%
# White Students
1,487 Students
216,687 Students
% White Students
33%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
647 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
124 Students
21,156 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
261
328
# Students in K Grade:
372
1,299
# Students in 1st Grade:
269
1,429
# Students in 2nd Grade:
279
1,464
# Students in 3rd Grade:
270
1,744
# Students in 4th Grade:
291
1,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
297
2,429
# Students in 6th Grade:
329
4,172
# Students in 7th Grade:
310
5,008
# Students in 8th Grade:
312
8,733
# Students in 9th Grade:
435
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
353
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
340
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
315
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,334 is higher than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,840 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
$72 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Decatur 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
$57 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Decatur 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
$16,334
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Decatur 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
$12,840
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Decatur 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 Decatur County School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bainbridge High School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Bearcat Blvd
Bainbridge, GA 39819
(229) 248-2230
Grades: 9-12
| 1,352 students
Rank: #22.
New Beginning Learning Center
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 E College St
Bainbridge, GA 39819
(229) 243-6827
Grades: 7-12
| 108 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : 89% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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