Lowndes County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 10,640 students in Lowndes County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Lowndes County School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lowndes County School District are Hahira Elementary School, Pine Grove Middle School and Hahira Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lowndes County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lowndes County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
11 Schools
2,292 Schools
# Students
10,640 Students
1,760,446 Students
# Teachers
672 Teachers
113,622 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Lowndes County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 211 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 92% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#16 out of 213 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lowndes County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowndes 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)
54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowndes 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
92%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lowndes 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
0.57
0.69
# American Indian Students
14 Students
3,424 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
123 Students
72,284 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,071 Students
274,200 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
15%
# Black Students
2,348 Students
644,823 Students
% Black Students
22%
37%
# White Students
6,549 Students
699,527 Students
% White Students
62%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
1,837 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
521 Students
64,316 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
387
47,341
# Students in K Grade:
810
125,814
# Students in 1st Grade:
824
127,621
# Students in 2nd Grade:
763
129,422
# Students in 3rd Grade:
807
135,456
# Students in 4th Grade:
831
137,809
# Students in 5th Grade:
852
138,417
# Students in 6th Grade:
829
134,456
# Students in 7th Grade:
836
132,547
# Students in 8th Grade:
836
132,085
# Students in 9th Grade:
772
147,248
# Students in 10th Grade:
765
134,824
# Students in 11th Grade:
672
122,538
# Students in 12th Grade:
656
114,868
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,113 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,490. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,299 is less than the state median of $12,099. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$118 MM
$39 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lowndes County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$110 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Lowndes County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,113
$12,490
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lowndes County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,299
$12,099
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lowndes County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Lowndes County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hahira Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 Claudia Dr
Hahira, GA 31632
(229) 316-8600
Grades: PK-5
| 811 students
Rank: #22.
Pine Grove Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4159 River Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 219-3234
Grades: 6-8
| 764 students
Rank: #33.
Hahira Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 S Nelson St
Hahira, GA 31632
(229) 316-8601
Grades: 6-8
| 901 students
Rank: #44.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2470 James Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2289
Grades: PK-5
| 921 students
Rank: #55.
Clyattville Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5386 Madison Hwy
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 316-8602
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #66.
Pine Grove Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
4175 River Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 245-2297
Grades: PK-5
| 777 students
Rank: #77.
Dewar Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3539 Mount Zion Church Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 219-1370
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #88.
Moulton-branch Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5725 Inner Perimeter Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2294
Grades: PK-5
| 618 students
Rank: #99.
Lowndes High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1606 Norman Dr
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2260
Grades: 9-12
| 2,865 students
Rank: #1010.
Lowndes Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2379 Copeland Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2280
Grades: 6-8
| 836 students
Rank: #1111.
Lake Park Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
604 W Marion Ave
Lake Park, GA 31636
(229) 316-8603
Grades: PK-5
| 734 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lowndes County
  • 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA, 31601
  • (229) 245-2250
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 10,640 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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