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 2 public elementary schools serving 1,150 students in Early County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Georgia.
Public Elementary Schools in Early County School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Georgia public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public elementary school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,850 Schools
# Students
1,709 Students
1,209,485 Students
# Teachers
162 Teachers
85,483 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.
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
0.71
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,440 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
53,732 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
28 Students
211,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
18%
# Black Students
1,258 Students
441,630 Students
% Black Students
73%
37%
# White Students
356 Students
440,223 Students
% White Students
21%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,234 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
55 Students
57,626 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
67
45,542
# Students in K Grade:
99
120,843
# Students in 1st Grade:
106
122,092
# Students in 2nd Grade:
102
124,141
# Students in 3rd Grade:
122
125,114
# Students in 4th Grade:
109
126,819
# Students in 5th Grade:
125
128,911
# Students in 6th Grade:
142
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
128
133,256
# Students in 8th Grade:
150
133,445
# Students in 9th Grade:
170
5,572
# Students in 10th Grade:
131
5,277
# Students in 11th Grade:
122
4,073
# Students in 12th Grade:
136
3,529
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,012 is higher than the state median of $14,328. 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 $13,453. 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
$14,328
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
$13,453
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 Elementary 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

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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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