Terrell County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,358 students in Terrell County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Terrell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Terrell County School District are Cooper-carver Elementary School, Terrell High School and Terrell Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Terrell County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Terrell County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,292 Schools
# Students
1,358 Students
1,760,446 Students
# Teachers
81 Teachers
113,622 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Terrell County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 211 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#199 out of 213 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Terrell County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Terrell 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Terrell 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Terrell County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.14
0.69
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,424 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4 Students
72,284 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
28 Students
274,200 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
15%
# Black Students
1,258 Students
644,823 Students
% Black Students
93%
37%
# White Students
64 Students
699,527 Students
% White Students
5%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,837 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
64,316 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
72
47,341
# Students in K Grade:
98
125,814
# Students in 1st Grade:
99
127,621
# Students in 2nd Grade:
103
129,422
# Students in 3rd Grade:
107
135,456
# Students in 4th Grade:
100
137,809
# Students in 5th Grade:
104
138,417
# Students in 6th Grade:
100
134,456
# Students in 7th Grade:
113
132,547
# Students in 8th Grade:
92
132,085
# Students in 9th Grade:
95
147,248
# Students in 10th Grade:
103
134,824
# Students in 11th Grade:
82
122,538
# Students in 12th Grade:
90
114,868
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,869 is higher than the state median of $12,490. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,337 is less than the state median of $12,099. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$18 MM
$39 MM
This chart display total revenue of Terrell County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$15 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Terrell County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,869
$12,490
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Terrell County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,337
$12,099
This chart display average spending per public school student in Terrell County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Terrell County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cooper-carver Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
455 Greenwave Blvd
Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-2843
Grades: PK-5
| 683 students
Rank: #22.
Terrell High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Greenwave Blvd
Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-2544
Grades: 9-12
| 370 students
Rank: #33.
Terrell Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Greenwave Blvd
Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-2828
Grades: 6-8
| 305 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Terrell County
  • 955 Forrester Drive SE, Dawson, GA, 31742
  • (229) 995-4425
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.14

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