Top 10 Best Tift County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 7,623 students in Tift County, GA (there are 3 private schools, serving 656 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Tift County, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Tift County, GA are Annie Belle Clark Elementary School, Len Lastinger Elementary School and G. O. Bailey Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Tift County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Georgia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Tift County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Tift County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Annie Belle Clark Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1464 Carpenter Rd S
Tifton, GA 31793
(229) 387-2410
Grades: PK-5
| 755 students
Rank: #22.
Len Lastinger Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1210 Lake Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2420
Grades: PK-5
| 465 students
Rank: #33.
G. O. Bailey Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1430 Newton Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2415
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #44.
J. T. Reddick Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
404 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2435
Grades: PK-5
| 321 students
Rank: #55.
Omega Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
150 College Ave
Omega, GA 31775
(229) 387-2418
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #66.
Matt Wilson Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
510 17th St W
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2440
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Charles Spencer Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Tifton Eldorado Rd
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2430
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Northside Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1815 Chesnutt Ave
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2425
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #99.
Tift County High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Blue Devil Way
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2475
Grades: 9-12
| 2,271 students
Rank: #1010.
Eighth Street Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 8th St W
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2445
Grades: 6-8
| 955 students
Rank: #1111.
Northeast Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3021 Fulwood Rd
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2450
Grades: 6-8
| 749 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Tift County, GA

Tift County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
700 8th St West
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2485
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
506 12th St West
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2455
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Tift County, GA?
The top ranked public schools in Tift County, GA include Annie Belle Clark Elementary School, Len Lastinger Elementary School and G. O. Bailey Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Tift County, GA?
11 public schools are located in Tift County, GA.
What percentage of students in Tift County, GA go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Tift County, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Tift County, GA?
Tift County, GA public schools minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public schools average of 63% (majority Black).

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