Dougherty County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 14,549 students in Dougherty County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Dougherty County School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dougherty County School District are Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet, Lake Park Elementary School and Lincoln Elementary Magnet School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dougherty County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dougherty County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
21 Schools
2,306 Schools
# Students
14,549 Students
1,768,514 Students
# Teachers
874 Teachers
114,199 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Dougherty 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 85% has increased from 59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#184 out of 213 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dougherty County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dougherty 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)
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dougherty 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
85%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dougherty 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
0.20
0.69
# American Indian Students
55 Students
3,439 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
63 Students
72,420 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
378 Students
275,759 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
15%
# Black Students
12,983 Students
648,311 Students
% Black Students
89%
37%
# White Students
847 Students
702,050 Students
% White Students
6%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
1,839 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
206 Students
64,595 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
330
47,695
# Students in K Grade:
1,170
126,466
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,224
128,238
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,224
130,069
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,284
135,972
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,235
138,324
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,225
139,234
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,123
135,269
# Students in 7th Grade:
988
132,837
# Students in 8th Grade:
935
132,393
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,062
147,700
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,013
135,403
# Students in 11th Grade:
934
123,236
# Students in 12th Grade:
802
115,678
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,910 is higher than the state median of $11,951. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,047 is higher than the state median of $12,081. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$188 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dougherty County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$204 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Dougherty County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,910
$11,951
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dougherty County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,047
$12,081
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dougherty County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

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

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
324 Lockett Station Rd
Albany, GA 31721
(229) 431-3362
Grades: 6-8
| 594 students
Rank: #22.
Lake Park Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
605 Meadowlark Dr
Albany, GA 31707
(229) 431-3370
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
518 W Society Ave
Albany, GA 31701
(229) 431-3373
Grades: K-5
| 654 students
Rank: #44.
International Studies Elementary Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2237 Cutts Dr
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 431-3384
Grades: K-5
| 426 students
Rank: #55.
Sherwood Acres Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Doncaster Dr
Albany, GA 31707
(229) 431-3397
Grades: PK-5
| 736 students
Rank: #66.
Live Oak Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4529 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31721
(229) 431-1209
Grades: PK-5
| 667 students
Rank: #77.
Lamar Reese School Of The Arts
Math: 35% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1215 Lily Pond Rd
Albany, GA 31701
(229) 431-3495
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #88.
Westover High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Partridge Dr
Albany, GA 31707
(229) 431-3320
Grades: 9-12
| 1,396 students
Rank: #99.
West Town Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1113 University St
Albany, GA 31707
(229) 431-3409
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #1010.
Merry Acres Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 Florence Dr
Albany, GA 31707
(229) 431-3338
Grades: 6-8
| 685 students
Rank: #1111.
Radium Springs Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2400 Roxanna Rd
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 431-3395
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
Rank: #1212.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
901 14th Ave
Albany, GA 31701
(229) 431-3390
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
Rank: #1313.
Dougherty Comprehensive High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Pearce Ave
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 431-3310
Grades: 9-12
| 1,226 students
Rank: #1414.
Turner Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 Leonard Ave
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 431-3406
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1515.
Albany Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Cordell Ave
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 431-3325
Grades: 6-8
| 988 students
Rank: #1616.
Morningside Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Sunset Ln
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 431-3387
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #1717.
Monroe High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Lippitt Dr
Albany, GA 31701
(229) 431-3316
Grades: 9-12
| 1,189 students
Rank: #1818.
Robert H Harvey Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1305 E 2nd Ave
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 431-3367
Grades: PK-5
| 701 students
Rank: #1919.
Alice Coachman Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1425 W Oakridge Dr
Albany, GA 31707
(229) 431-3488
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Rank: #2020.
Radium Springs Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Radium Springs Rd
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 431-3346
Grades: 6-8
| 779 students
Rank: #2121.
Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3125 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Albany, GA 31701
(229) 438-3502
Grades: PK-5
| 614 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 14,549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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