Effingham County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 12,381 students in Effingham County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Effingham County School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Effingham County School District are South Effingham Elementary School, Rincon Elementary School and Ebenezer Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Effingham County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Effingham 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
13 Schools
2,287 Schools
# Students
12,381 Students
1,758,031 Students
# Teachers
791 Teachers
113,449 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Effingham County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 90% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#23 out of 213 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Effingham County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Effingham 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)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Effingham 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
90%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Effingham 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
0.46
0.69
# American Indian Students
18 Students
3,420 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
111 Students
72,258 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
899 Students
273,964 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
15%
# Black Students
1,902 Students
643,685 Students
% Black Students
15%
37%
# White Students
8,879 Students
698,626 Students
% White Students
72%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,828 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
571 Students
64,215 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
599
47,240
# Students in K Grade:
936
125,655
# Students in 1st Grade:
861
127,429
# Students in 2nd Grade:
851
129,239
# Students in 3rd Grade:
928
135,262
# Students in 4th Grade:
935
137,629
# Students in 5th Grade:
953
138,229
# Students in 6th Grade:
984
134,151
# Students in 7th Grade:
980
132,265
# Students in 8th Grade:
883
131,774
# Students in 9th Grade:
991
147,166
# Students in 10th Grade:
844
134,733
# Students in 11th Grade:
859
122,480
# Students in 12th Grade:
777
114,779
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,541 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,490. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,288 is less than the state median of $12,099. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$131 MM
$39 MM
This chart display total revenue of Effingham 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
$140 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Effingham 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
$10,541
$12,490
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Effingham 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
$11,288
$12,099
This chart display average spending per public school student in Effingham 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 Effingham County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Effingham Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
767 Kolic Helmey Rd
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-3801
Grades: PK-5
| 842 students
Rank: #22.
Rincon Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 Richland Ave
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 826-5523
Grades: PK-5
| 774 students
Rank: #33.
Ebenezer Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1198 Ebenezer Rd
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 754-5522
Grades: PK-5
| 751 students
Rank: #44.
South Effingham Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1200 Noel C Conaway Rd
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,120 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Blandford Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4650 Mccall Rd
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 826-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 742 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Marlow Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5160 Ga Highway 17 S
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-3262
Grades: PK-5
| 929 students
Rank: #77.
Ebenezer Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 Ebenezer Rd
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 754-7757
Grades: 6-8
| 874 students
Rank: #88.
South Effingham High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1220 Noel C Conaway Rd
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-7511
Grades: 9-12
| 1,659 students
Rank: #99.
Effingham County High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1589 Ga Highway 119 S
Springfield, GA 31329
(912) 754-6404
Grades: 9-12
| 1,812 students
Rank: #1010.
Sand Hill Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
199 Stagecoach Ave
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-5112
Grades: PK-5
| 630 students
Rank: #1111.
Guyton Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
719 Central Blvd
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 772-3384
Grades: PK-5
| 756 students
Rank: #1212.
Effingham County Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1659 Ga Highway 119 S
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 772-7001
Grades: 6-8
| 853 students
Rank: #1313.
Springfield Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Old Dixie Hwy S
Springfield, GA 31329
(912) 754-3326
Grades: PK-5
| 639 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Effingham County
  • 405 North Ash Street, Springfield, GA, 31329
  • (912) 754-6491
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 12,381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46

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