Lowndes County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 10,640 students in Lowndes County School District. Lowndes County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Lowndes County School District are Westside Elementary School, Hahira Elementary School and Pine Grove Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Lowndes County School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of 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).

Overview

School District NameLowndes County School District
School District Phone Number(229) 245-2250
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools11 Schools2,308 Schools
# of Students10,640 Students1,769,210 Students
# of Teachers672 Teachers114,273 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

Lowndes County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 212 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#12 out of 213 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lowndes County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.570.69
# of American Indian Students14 Students3,436 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students123 Students72,418 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students1,071 Students275,620 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
15%
# of Black Students2,348 Students648,963 Students
% Black Students
22%
37%
# of White Students6,549 Students701,418 Students
% White Students
62%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students14 Students1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students521 Students64,620 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:38747,726
# of Students in Kindergarten:810126,576
# of Students in 1st Grade:824128,341
# of Students in 2nd Grade:763130,157
# of Students in 3rd Grade:807136,073
# of Students in 4th Grade:831138,416
# of Students in 5th Grade:852139,307
# of Students in 6th Grade:829135,314
# of Students in 7th Grade:836132,875
# of Students in 8th Grade:836132,423
# of Students in 9th Grade:772147,685
# of Students in 10th Grade:765135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:672123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:656115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,478 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,496. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,534 is less than the state median of $11,705. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$112 MM$36 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$101 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,478$11,496
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,534$11,705
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 2016-17 school year data.

Lowndes County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Westside Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2470 James Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 245-2289

    Grades: PK-5 | 921 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Hahira Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    350 Claudia Dr
    Hahira, GA 31632
    (229) 316-8600

    Grades: PK-5 | 811 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Pine Grove Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4175 River Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31605
    (229) 245-2297

    Grades: PK-5 | 777 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Pine Grove Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4159 River Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31605
    (229) 219-3234

    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Dewar Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3539 Mount Zion Church Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31605
    (229) 219-1370

    Grades: PK-5 | 745 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Hahira Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    101 S Nelson St
    Hahira, GA 31632
    (229) 316-8601

    Grades: 6-8 | 901 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Clyattville Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5386 Madison Hwy
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 316-8602

    Grades: PK-5 | 668 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Moulton-branch Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 49%
    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: 54% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1606 Norman Dr
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 245-2260

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,865 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Lake Park Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    604 W Marion Ave
    Lake Park, GA 31636
    (229) 316-8603

    Grades: PK-5 | 734 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lowndes Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2379 Copeland Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 245-2280

    Grades: 6-8 | 836 students
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