Thomaston-Upson County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 4,150 students in Thomaston-Upson County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Thomaston-Upson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Thomaston-Upson County School District are Upson-lee Middle School, Upson-lee Elementary School and Upson-lee High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Thomaston-Upson County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Thomaston-Upson County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,287 Schools
# Students
4,150 Students
1,758,031 Students
# Teachers
259 Teachers
113,449 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Thomaston-Upson 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 91% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#119 out of 213 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Thomaston-Upson County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thomaston-Upson 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)
32%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thomaston-Upson 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
91%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Thomaston-Upson 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
0.56
0.69
# American Indian Students
6 Students
3,420 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
23 Students
72,258 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
132 Students
273,964 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
15%
# Black Students
1,475 Students
643,685 Students
% Black Students
36%
37%
# White Students
2,335 Students
698,626 Students
% White Students
56%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,828 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
178 Students
64,215 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
144
47,240
# Students in K Grade:
299
125,655
# Students in 1st Grade:
293
127,429
# Students in 2nd Grade:
293
129,239
# Students in 3rd Grade:
310
135,262
# Students in 4th Grade:
289
137,629
# Students in 5th Grade:
305
138,229
# Students in 6th Grade:
342
134,151
# Students in 7th Grade:
288
132,265
# Students in 8th Grade:
276
131,774
# Students in 9th Grade:
349
147,166
# Students in 10th Grade:
347
134,733
# Students in 11th Grade:
315
122,480
# Students in 12th Grade:
300
114,779
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,395 in this school district is less 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 $10,686 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
$47 MM
$39 MM
This chart display total revenue of Thomaston-Upson 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
$44 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Thomaston-Upson 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
$11,395
$12,490
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Thomaston-Upson 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
$10,686
$12,099
This chart display average spending per public school student in Thomaston-Upson 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 Thomaston-Upson County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Upson-lee Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Holston Dr
Thomaston, GA 30286
(706) 647-6256
Grades: 6-8
| 906 students
Rank: #22.
Upson-lee Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
334 Knight Trl
Thomaston, GA 30286
(706) 647-3632
Grades: 3-5
| 904 students
Rank: #33.
Upson-lee High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
268 Knight Trl
Thomaston, GA 30286
(706) 647-8171
Grades: 9-12
| 1,311 students
172 Knight Trl
Thomaston, GA 30286
(706) 647-7516
Grades: PK-2
| 1,029 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Thomaston-upson County
  • 205 Civic Center Drive, Thomaston, GA, 30286
  • (706) 647-9621
  • upson.k12.ga.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,150 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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