Oconee County School District

34 School Street
Watkinsville, GA 30677
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 8,423 students in Oconee County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Oconee County School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 39% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Oconee County School District are Rocky Branch Elementary School, High Shoals Elementary School and Malcom Bridge Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Oconee County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
11 Schools
2,317 Schools
# Students
8,423 Students
1,744,808 Students
# Teachers
560 Teachers
117,290 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Oconee County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 98% has increased from 96% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#3 out of 221 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Oconee County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
70%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oconee 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.
68%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oconee 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.
98%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Oconee County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.37
0.70
# American Indian Students
7 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
490 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
6%
5%
# Hispanic Students
640 Students
306,387 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
18%
# Black Students
318 Students
633,749 Students
% Black Students
4%
36%
# White Students
6,642 Students
643,634 Students
% White Students
79%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
323 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
80
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
568
121,961
# Students in 1st Grade:
611
122,092
# Students in 2nd Grade:
582
124,141
# Students in 3rd Grade:
642
125,114
# Students in 4th Grade:
595
126,819
# Students in 5th Grade:
627
128,911
# Students in 6th Grade:
648
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
680
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
632
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
751
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
724
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
669
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
614
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,620 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,961 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
$106 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Oconee 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
$92 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Oconee 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
$12,620
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Oconee 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
$10,961
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Oconee 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 Oconee County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rocky Branch Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5250 Hog Mountain Rd
Bogart, GA 30622
(706) 769-3235
Grades: PK-5
| 580 students
Rank: #22.
High Shoals Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
401 Hopping Rd
Bishop, GA 30621
(706) 310-1985
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #33.
Malcom Bridge Middle School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2500 Malcom Bridge Rd
Bogart, GA 30622
(770) 725-2319
Grades: 6-8
| 1,046 students
Rank: #44.
Colham Ferry Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
191 Colham Ferry Rd
Watkinsville, GA 30677
(706) 769-7764
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #55.
Malcom Bridge Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2600 Malcom Bridge Rd
Bogart, GA 30622
(706) 310-1998
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
Rank: #66.
Oconee County Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2230 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA 30677
(706) 769-7791
Grades: 3-5
| 437 students
Rank: #77.
Oconee County Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1101 Mars Hill Rd
Watkinsville, GA 30677
(706) 769-3575
Grades: 6-8
| 914 students
Rank: #88.
Dove Creek Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7921 Hog Mountain Road
Statham, GA 30666
(706) 310-2019
Grades: PK-5
| 650 students
Rank: #99.
North Oconee High School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1081 Rocky Branch Rd
Bogart, GA 30622
(706) 769-7760
Grades: 9-12
| 1,512 students
Rank: #1010.
Oconee County High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2721 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA 30677
(706) 769-6655
Grades: 9-12
| 1,246 students
Rank: n/an/a
2290 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA 30677
(706) 769-7941
Grades: PK-2
| 539 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Oconee County School District?
Oconee County School District manages 11 public schools serving 8,423 students.
What is the rank of Oconee County School District?
Oconee County School District is ranked #4 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (top 5%) 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 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Oconee County School District?
79% of Oconee County School District students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Oconee County School District?
Oconee County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Oconee County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,961 is less than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 98% (Top 5% in GA)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70% (Top 5%)
  • : 68% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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