Fayette County School District

210 Stonewall Avenue West
Fayetteville, GA 30214
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public middle schools serving 4,875 students in Fayette County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public middle schools in Georgia.
Public Middle Schools in Fayette County School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Georgia public middle school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Fayette County School District are Rising Starr Middle School, Booth Middle School and Whitewater Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public middle school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
24 Schools
641 Schools
# Students
19,941 Students
468,002 Students
# Teachers
1,418 Teachers
31,251 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Fayette County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 90% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#11 out of 221 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fayette County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
52%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fayette 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.
60%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fayette 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.
90%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fayette County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.70
0.70
# American Indian Students
67 Students
918 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,326 Students
19,548 Students
% Asian Students
7%
4%
# Hispanic Students
2,684 Students
79,715 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
17%
# Black Students
5,931 Students
177,766 Students
% Black Students
30%
38%
# White Students
8,696 Students
169,093 Students
% White Students
44%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
25 Students
544 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,212 Students
20,283 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
372
920
# Students in K Grade:
1,126
4,966
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,215
5,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,319
5,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,350
5,645
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,401
5,951
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,388
8,668
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,599
126,398
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,586
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,690
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,853
9,354
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,764
7,213
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,665
6,032
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,613
4,944
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,054 is higher than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,207 is higher than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$300 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fayette 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
$283 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Fayette 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
$15,054
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fayette 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
$14,207
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fayette 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 Fayette County School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rising Starr Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
183 Panther Path
Fayetteville, GA 30215
(770) 486-2721
Grades: 6-8
| 944 students
Rank: #22.
Booth Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
250 S Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree City, GA 30269
(770) 631-3240
Grades: 6-8
| 1,152 students
Rank: #33.
Whitewater Middle School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1533 Highway 85 S
Fayetteville, GA 30215
(770) 460-3450
Grades: 6-8
| 903 students
Rank: #44.
Flat Rock Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
325 Jenkins Rd
Tyrone, GA 30290
(770) 969-2830
Grades: 6-8
| 903 students
Rank: #55.
Bennett's Mill Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
210 Lester Rd
Fayetteville, GA 30215
(770) 716-3982
Grades: 6-8
| 973 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 24 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 19,941 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : 90% (Top 50% in GA)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 52% (Top 10%)
  • : 60% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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