Effingham County School District

405 North Ash Street
Springfield , GA 31329
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Grades: PK - 12

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%)
For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 3,005 students in Effingham County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in Georgia.
Public Middle Schools in Effingham County School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Georgia public middle school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Effingham County School District are South Effingham Middle School, Ebenezer Middle School and Effingham County Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public middle school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
13 Schools
620 Schools
# Students
13,023 Students
466,370 Students
# Teachers
827 Teachers
30,483 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Effingham County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 210 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 2020-2021 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
0.50
0.70
# American Indian Students
25 Students
887 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
128 Students
18,958 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,188 Students
76,772 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
17%
# Black Students
2,065 Students
177,531 Students
% Black Students
16%
38%
# White Students
8,910 Students
172,021 Students
% White Students
68%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
523 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
706 Students
18,926 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
598
926
# Students in K Grade:
975
4,778
# Students in 1st Grade:
988
5,058
# Students in 2nd Grade:
951
5,003
# Students in 3rd Grade:
960
5,249
# Students in 4th Grade:
875
5,626
# Students in 5th Grade:
945
7,798
# Students in 6th Grade:
967
129,088
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,013
138,253
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,025
139,837
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,078
8,212
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,044
6,692
# Students in 11th Grade:
826
5,264
# Students in 12th Grade:
778
4,586
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,022 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,105. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,732 is less than the state median of $12,237. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$131 MM
$37 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,022
$12,105
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,732
$12,237
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Effingham County School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 1,065 students
Rank: #22.
Ebenezer Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 Ebenezer Rd
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 754-7757
Grades: 6-8
| 930 students
Rank: #33.
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
| 1,010 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • District size: 13
  • Enrollment: 13,023 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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