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Overview

School District NameTift County School District
School District Phone Number(229) 386-6500
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools11 Schools2,307 Schools
# of Students7,868 Students1,768,266 Students
# of Teachers502 Teachers114,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

  • Tift County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 213 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tift 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tift 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tift County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.670.69
# of American Indian Students5 Students3,437 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students91 Students72,388 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students1,507 Students275,631 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
15%
# of Black Students2,731 Students648,924 Students
% Black Students
35%
37%
# of White Students3,360 Students701,410 Students
% White Students
43%
40%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students174 Students64,621 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:35447,726
# of Students in Kindergarten:593126,398
# of Students in 1st Grade:580128,193
# of Students in 2nd Grade:590130,015
# of Students in 3rd Grade:583135,912
# of Students in 4th Grade:583138,248
# of Students in 5th Grade:628139,161
# of Students in 6th Grade:637135,351
# of Students in 7th Grade:576132,881
# of Students in 8th Grade:536132,379
# of Students in 9th Grade:576147,685
# of Students in 10th Grade:624135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:529123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:479115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,626 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,752. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,931 is less than the state average of $10,841. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$76 MM$32 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tift County  School District and average revenue for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$71 MM$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Tift County  School District and average spending for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,626$10,752
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tift County  School District and average revenue per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,931$10,841
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tift County  School District and average spending per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Tift County School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • G. O. Bailey Primary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1430 Newton Dr
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2415

    Grades: PK-3 | 752 students
  • Len Lastinger Primary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1210 Lake Dr
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2420

    Grades: K-3 | 560 students
  • Omega Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    150 College St
    Omega, GA 31775
    (229) 387-2418

    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
  • Annie Belle Clark Primary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1464 Carpenter Rd S
    Tifton, GA 31793
    (229) 387-2410

    Grades: K-3 | 735 students
  • Northside Primary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1815 Chestnut Ave
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2425

    Grades: K-3 | 402 students
  • Tift County High School Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1 Blue Devil Way
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2475

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,640 student
  • Charles Spencer Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    65 Tifton Eldorado Rd
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2430

    Grades: 4-5 | 581 students
  • Matt Wilson Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    510 17th St W
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2440

    Grades: 4-5 | 515 students
  • J. T. Reddick School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    404 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2435

    Grades: 6 | 637 students
  • Eighth Street Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    700 8th St W
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2445

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,112 student
  • Northeast Campus- Tift County High School Math: 46%
    3021 Fulwood Rd
    Tifton, GA 31794
    (229) 387-2450

    Grades: 9 | 568 students
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