Monroe County School District

25 Brooklyn Avenue
Forsyth, GA 31029
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 4,305 students in Monroe County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Monroe County School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,316 Schools
# Students
4,305 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
297 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Monroe County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 91% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
#30 out of 221 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Monroe County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
43%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Monroe 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.
48%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Monroe 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.
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Monroe County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.48
0.70
# American Indian Students
6 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
36 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
166 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
18%
# Black Students
976 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
22%
36%
# White Students
2,958 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
69%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
163 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
205
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
328
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
302
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
357
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
294
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
326
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
284
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
372
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
311
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
336
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
354
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
301
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
288
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
247
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,128 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,333. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,727 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$61 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Monroe 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
$59 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Monroe 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
$14,128
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Monroe 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
$13,727
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Monroe 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 Monroe County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
T.g. Scott Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
70 Thornton Rd
Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 994-3495
Grades: PK-5
| 779 students
Rank: #22.
Monroe County Middle School- Banks Stephens Campus
(Math: 45% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
66 Thornton Rd
Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 994-6186
Grades: 6-8
| 1,019 students
Rank: #33.
Samuel E. Hubbard Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
558 Ga Highway 83 S
Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 994-7066
Grades: PK-5
| 685 students
Rank: #44.
Katherine B. Sutton Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1315 Ga Highway 83 N
Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 994-9906
Grades: PK-5
| 632 students
Rank: #55.
Mary Persons High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
310 Montpelier Ave
Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 994-2812
Grades: 9-12
| 1,190 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Monroe County School District?
Monroe County School District manages 5 public schools serving 4,305 students.
What is the rank of Monroe County School District?
Monroe County School District is ranked #29 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Georgia school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Monroe County School District?
69% of Monroe County School District students are White, 22% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Monroe County School District?
Monroe County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Monroe County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,727 is higher than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,305 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in GA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 43% (Top 20%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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