Douglas County School District

9030 Highway 5
Douglasville, GA 30134
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Douglas 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public preschools serving 3,513 students in Douglas County School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Georgia.
Public Preschools in Douglas County School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Georgia public pre school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public preschool average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
35 Schools
1,104 Schools
# Students
25,890 Students
675,294 Students
# Teachers
1,669 Teachers
49,566 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Douglas 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 88% has increased from 87% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#122 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Douglas County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
23%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Douglas 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.
35%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Douglas 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.
88%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Douglas 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
0.71
# American Indian Students
48 Students
1,431 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
350 Students
31,788 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
4,969 Students
125,193 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
19%
# Black Students
14,458 Students
237,236 Students
% Black Students
56%
35%
# White Students
4,620 Students
245,611 Students
% White Students
18%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
56 Students
631 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,389 Students
33,288 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
147
46,616
# Students in K Grade:
1,659
108,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,692
107,359
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,744
107,956
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,801
99,184
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,857
99,345
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,929
99,134
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,948
2,757
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,161
1,728
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,173
1,694
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,573
217
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,180
170
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,136
159
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,890
198
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,588 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,429 is less than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$352 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Douglas 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
$322 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Douglas 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
$13,588
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Douglas 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
$12,429
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Douglas 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 Douglas County School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mirror Lake Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2613 Tyson Rd
Villa Rica, GA 30180
(770) 651-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 532 students
Rank: #22.
Mason Creek Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3400 Johnston Rd
Winston, GA 30187
(770) 651-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #33.
New Manchester Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2242 Old Lower River Rd
Douglasville, GA 30135
(770) 651-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 811 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Factory Shoals Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2375 Mount Vernon Rd
Lithia Springs, GA 30122
(770) 651-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 638 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
North Douglas Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1630 Dorris Rd
Douglasville, GA 30134
(770) 651-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #66.
Burnett Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8277 Connally Dr
Douglasville, GA 30134
(770) 651-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 35 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 25,890 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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