Richmond County School District

864 Broad Street
Augusta, GA 30901
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public middle schools serving 10,110 students in Richmond County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Georgia.
Public Middle Schools in Richmond County School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Georgia public middle school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public middle school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
52 Schools
641 Schools
# Students
29,470 Students
468,002 Students
# Teachers
2,014 Teachers
31,251 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Richmond County 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 74% has decreased from 77% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#188 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richmond County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
12%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richmond 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.
20%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richmond 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.
74%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richmond County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.41
0.70
# American Indian Students
55 Students
918 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
184 Students
19,548 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,783 Students
79,715 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
17%
# Black Students
22,159 Students
177,766 Students
% Black Students
75%
38%
# White Students
4,045 Students
169,093 Students
% White Students
14%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
131 Students
544 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,113 Students
20,283 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,279
920
# Students in K Grade:
2,290
4,966
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,060
5,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,242
5,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,215
5,645
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,188
5,951
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,196
8,668
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,243
126,398
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,261
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,262
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,617
9,354
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,214
7,213
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,039
6,032
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,364
4,944
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,010 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,886 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
$413 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richmond 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
$380 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Richmond 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
$14,010
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richmond 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
$12,886
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richmond 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 Richmond County School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Davidson Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
615 12th St
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6924
Grades: 6-12
| 731 students
Rank: #22.
Johnson Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1324 Laney Walker Blvd
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6933
Grades: 6-12
| 576 students
Rank: #33.
Walker Traditional Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1301 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6950
Grades: K-8
| 680 students
Rank: #44.
Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3100 Perimeter Pkwy
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 651-0005
Grades: 5-11
| 29 students
Rank: #55.
Freedom Park Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
345 42nd St Bldg 43400
Augusta, GA 30905
(706) 796-8428
Grades: PK-8
| 673 students
Rank: #66.
Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3200 Augusta Tech Dr # B
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 823-5580
Grades: 6-12
| 487 students
Rank: #77.
Belair K-8 School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3925 Harper Franklin Ave
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 821-2766
Grades: PK-8
| 964 students
Rank: #88.
Hephzibah Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2427 Mims Rd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-4534
Grades: 6-8
| 547 students
Rank: #99.
Tutt Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
495 Boy Scout Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-7288
Grades: 6-8
| 506 students
Rank: #1010.
Pine Hill Middle School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2147 Mcelmurray Rd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-3730
Grades: 6-8
| 595 students
Rank: #1111.
Langford Middle School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3019 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-7301
Grades: 6-8
| 688 students
Rank: #1212.
Spirit Creek Middle School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Dolphin Way
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-3987
Grades: 6-8
| 597 students
Rank: #1313.
Richmond Hill K-8
(Math: 4% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3420 Julia Ave
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 826-1000
Grades: PK-8
| 1,114 students
Rank: #1414.
Glenn Hills Middle School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 6%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2941 Glenn Hills Dr
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4705
Grades: 6-8
| 842 students
Rank: #1515.
W.s. Hornsby Middle School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
310 Kentucky Ave
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6928
Grades: 6-8
| 402 students
Rank: #1616.
Murphey Middle School
(Math: ≤1% | Reading: 6%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 737-7360
Grades: 6-8
| 679 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 52 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 29,470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : 74% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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