Hancock County School District

12480 Augusta Highway
Sparta, GA 31087
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 726 students in Hancock County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Hancock County School District have an average math proficiency score of 7% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 11% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,316 Schools
# Students
726 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
51 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Hancock 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 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
#219 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hancock County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
3%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hancock 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.
12%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hancock 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.
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hancock County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.09
0.70
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
6 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
18%
# Black Students
694 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
96%
36%
# White Students
16 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
2%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
6 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
26
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
44
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
51
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
43
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
46
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
59
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
58
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
54
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
55
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
45
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
88
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
56
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
61
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
40
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,152 is higher than the state median of $14,333. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,908 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$18 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hancock 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
$17 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Hancock 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
$24,152
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hancock 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
$22,908
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hancock 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 Hancock County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hancock Central Middle School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11311 Ga Highway 15
Sparta, GA 31087
(706) 444-6652
Grades: 6-8
| 154 students
Rank: #22.
Hancock Central High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11311 Ga Highway 15
Sparta, GA 31087
(706) 444-7009
Grades: 9-12
| 245 students
Rank: #33.
Lewis Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
11145 Ga Highway 15
Sparta, GA 31087
(706) 444-7028
Grades: PK-5
| 327 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Hancock County School District?
Hancock County School District manages 3 public schools serving 726 students.
What is the rank of Hancock County School District?
Hancock County School District is ranked #217 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Hancock County School District?
96% of Hancock County School District students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Hancock County School District?
Hancock County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Hancock County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $22,908 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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