Pelham City School District

188 West Railroad St South
Pelham, GA 31779
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,387 students in Pelham City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Pelham City School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,317 Schools
# Students
1,387 Students
1,744,808 Students
# Teachers
108 Teachers
117,290 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Pelham City 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 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#186 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pelham City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
13%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pelham City  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.
20%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pelham City  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.
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pelham City  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.56
0.70
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
99 Students
306,387 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
18%
# Black Students
777 Students
633,749 Students
% Black Students
56%
36%
# White Students
484 Students
643,634 Students
% White Students
35%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
17 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
65
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
96
121,961
# Students in 1st Grade:
79
122,092
# Students in 2nd Grade:
101
124,141
# Students in 3rd Grade:
107
125,114
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
126,819
# Students in 5th Grade:
112
128,911
# Students in 6th Grade:
115
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
95
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
105
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
127
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
118
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
104
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
83
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,270 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 $15,814 is higher than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$20 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pelham City  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
$22 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Pelham City  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
$14,270
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pelham City  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
$15,814
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pelham City  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 Pelham City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pelham Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
534 Barrow Ave Sw
Pelham, GA 31779
(229) 294-8170
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #22.
Pelham High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
720 Barrow Ave Sw
Pelham, GA 31779
(229) 294-8623
Grades: 9-12
| 432 students
Rank: #33.
Pelham City Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
209 Mathewson Ave Sw
Pelham, GA 31779
(229) 294-6063
Grades: 6-8
| 315 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pelham City School District?
Pelham City School District manages 3 public schools serving 1,387 students.
What is the rank of Pelham City School District?
Pelham City School District is ranked #189 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. This district ranks in the top 20% of Georgia school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pelham City School District?
56% of Pelham City School District students are Black, 35% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pelham City School District?
Pelham City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Pelham City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,814 is higher than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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