Top 10 Best Sumter County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 4,631 students in Sumter County, GA. Sumter County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Sumter County, GA are Furlow Charter School, Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) and Sumter County Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sumter County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Sumter County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Sumter County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Furlow Charter School Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    63 Valley Dr
    Americus, GA 31709
    (229) 931-8538

    Grades: K-10 | 511 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Americus Sumter High School (old Americus-sumter High School S) Math: 25% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    805 Harrold Ave
    Americus, GA 31709
    (229) 924-3653

    Grades: 9-12 | 875 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Sumter County Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Industrial Blvd
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-1010

    Grades: 7-8 | 561 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Sumter County Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    438 Bumphead Rd
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-7835

    Grades: 2-3 | 611 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Sumter County Intermediate School Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    439 Bumphead Rd
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-3168

    Grades: 4-6 | 906 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.915 N Lee St
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-5914

    Grades: 9 | 275 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.123 Learning Ln
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 924-1012

    Grades: PK-1 | 838 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Sumter Youth Development Campus Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    300 Mcmath Mill Rd
    Americus, GA 31719
    (229) 931-5800

    Grades: 7-12 | 54 students
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