Early County School District

11927 Columbia Street
Blakely, GA 39823
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,709 students in Early 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 Early County School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,316 Schools
# Students
1,709 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
162 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Early 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 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
#185 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Early County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
16%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Early 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.
19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Early 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.
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Early County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.42
0.70
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
28 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
18%
# Black Students
1,258 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
73%
36%
# White Students
356 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
21%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
55 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
67
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
99
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
106
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
102
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
122
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
109
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
125
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
142
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
128
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
150
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
170
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
131
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
122
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
136
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,012 is higher than the state median of $14,333. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,720 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$27 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Early 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
$27 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Early 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
$16,012
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Early 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
$15,720
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Early 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 Early County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Early County Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
283 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Blakely, GA 39823
(229) 723-4101
Grades: PK-5
| 730 students
Rank: #22.
Early County Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12053 Columbia St
Blakely, GA 39823
(229) 723-3746
Grades: 6-8
| 420 students
Rank: #33.
Early County High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12020 Columbia St
Blakely, GA 39823
(229) 723-3006
Grades: 9-12
| 559 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Early County School District?
Early County School District manages 3 public schools serving 1,709 students.
What is the rank of Early County School District?
Early County School District is ranked #185 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Georgia school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Early County School District?
73% of Early County School District students are Black, 21% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Early County School District?
Early County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Early County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,720 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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