Griffin-Spalding County School District

216 South Sixth Street
Griffin, GA 30224
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public middle schools serving 2,155 students in Griffin-Spalding County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Georgia.
Public Middle Schools in Griffin-Spalding County School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Georgia public middle school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public middle school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
18 Schools
641 Schools
# Students
9,540 Students
468,002 Students
# Teachers
677 Teachers
31,251 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Griffin-Spalding 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 84% has increased from 73% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#188 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Griffin-Spalding County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
13%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Griffin-Spalding 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 Griffin-Spalding 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.
84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Griffin-Spalding County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.70
# American Indian Students
27 Students
918 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
51 Students
19,548 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,005 Students
79,715 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
17%
# Black Students
4,876 Students
177,766 Students
% Black Students
51%
38%
# White Students
3,079 Students
169,093 Students
% White Students
32%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
544 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
495 Students
20,283 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
465
920
# Students in K Grade:
667
4,966
# Students in 1st Grade:
685
5,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
703
5,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
673
5,645
# Students in 4th Grade:
687
5,951
# Students in 5th Grade:
720
8,668
# Students in 6th Grade:
692
126,398
# Students in 7th Grade:
730
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
733
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
988
9,354
# Students in 10th Grade:
625
7,213
# Students in 11th Grade:
612
6,032
# Students in 12th Grade:
560
4,944
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,158 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,248 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
$135 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Griffin-Spalding 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
$126 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Griffin-Spalding 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
$14,158
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Griffin-Spalding 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
$13,248
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Griffin-Spalding 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 Griffin-Spalding County School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rehoboth Road Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Rehoboth Rd
Griffin, GA 30224
(770) 229-3727
Grades: 6-8
| 644 students
Rank: #22.
Carver Road Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2185 Carver Rd
Griffin, GA 30224
(770) 229-3739
Grades: 6-8
| 469 students
Rank: #33.
Kennedy Road Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
280 Kennedy Rd
Griffin, GA 30223
(770) 229-3760
Grades: 6-8
| 469 students
Rank: #44.
Cowan Road Middle School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1185 Cowan Rd
Griffin, GA 30223
(770) 229-3722
Grades: 6-8
| 573 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 18 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 9,540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : 84% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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