Effingham County School District

405 North Ash Street
Springfield, GA 31329
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

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 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public elementary schools serving 9,706 students in Effingham County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public elementary schools in Georgia.
Public Elementary Schools in Effingham County School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Georgia public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public elementary school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,850 Schools
# Students
13,585 Students
1,209,485 Students
# Teachers
882 Teachers
85,483 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Effingham County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 91% has increased from 89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#25 out of 221 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Effingham County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
49%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
48%
39%
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 2020-21 school year data.
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Effingham County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.52
0.71
# American Indian Students
26 Students
2,440 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
128 Students
53,732 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,361 Students
211,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
18%
# Black Students
2,190 Students
441,630 Students
% Black Students
16%
37%
# White Students
9,097 Students
440,223 Students
% White Students
67%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,234 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
781 Students
57,626 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
602
45,542
# Students in K Grade:
1,023
120,843
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,031
122,092
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,021
124,141
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,029
125,114
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,010
126,819
# Students in 5th Grade:
941
128,911
# Students in 6th Grade:
987
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,027
133,256
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,035
133,445
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,168
5,572
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,000
5,277
# Students in 11th Grade:
938
4,073
# Students in 12th Grade:
773
3,529
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,754 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,942 is less than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$160 MM
$24,999 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$149 MM
$23,473 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,754
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Effingham 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
$10,942
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Effingham 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 Effingham County School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Effingham Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
767 Kolic Helmey Rd
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-3801
Grades: PK-5
| 1,098 students
Rank: #22.
Rincon Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1703 Fort Howard Road
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 826-5523
Grades: PK-5
| 995 students
Rank: #33.
Ebenezer Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1198 Ebenezer Rd
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 754-5522
Grades: PK-5
| 810 students
Rank: #44.
Marlow Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5160 Ga Highway 17 S
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-3262
Grades: PK-5
| 810 students
Rank: #55.
South Effingham Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1200 Noel C Conaway Rd
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,054 students
Rank: #66.
Ebenezer Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1100 Ebenezer Rd
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 754-7757
Grades: 6-8
| 940 students
Rank: #77.
Blandford Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4650 Mccall Rd
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 826-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 810 students
Rank: #88.
Sand Hill Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
199 Stagecoach Ave
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 728-5112
Grades: PK-5
| 721 students
Rank: #99.
Springfield Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Old Dixie Hwy S
Springfield, GA 31329
(912) 754-3326
Grades: PK-5
| 681 students
Rank: #1010.
Effingham County Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1659 Ga Highway 119 S
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 772-7001
Grades: 6-8
| 1,055 students
Rank: #1111.
Guyton Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
719 Central Blvd
Guyton, GA 31312
(912) 772-3384
Grades: PK-5
| 732 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 13,585 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in GA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 49% (Top 10%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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