Towns County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 998 students in Towns County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Towns County School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Towns County School District are Towns County High School, Towns County Elementary School and Towns County Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Towns County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Towns County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Towns 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
998 Students
1,760,446 Students
# Teachers
84 Teachers
113,622 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Towns County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 95% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#32 out of 213 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Towns County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Towns 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)
54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Towns 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
≥95%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Towns 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
0.17
0.69
# American Indian Students
3 Students
3,424 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
14 Students
72,284 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
51 Students
274,200 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
15%
# Black Students
11 Students
644,823 Students
% Black Students
1%
37%
# White Students
908 Students
699,527 Students
% White Students
91%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,837 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
9 Students
64,316 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
11
47,341
# Students in K Grade:
63
125,814
# Students in 1st Grade:
63
127,621
# Students in 2nd Grade:
70
129,422
# Students in 3rd Grade:
61
135,456
# Students in 4th Grade:
85
137,809
# Students in 5th Grade:
74
138,417
# Students in 6th Grade:
86
134,456
# Students in 7th Grade:
80
132,547
# Students in 8th Grade:
77
132,085
# Students in 9th Grade:
78
147,248
# Students in 10th Grade:
74
134,824
# Students in 11th Grade:
87
122,538
# Students in 12th Grade:
89
114,868
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,946 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 $17,747 is higher 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 Towns 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
$18 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Towns 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
$17,946
$12,490
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Towns 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
$17,747
$12,099
This chart display average spending per public school student in Towns 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 Towns County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Towns County High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 Highway 76 E
Hiawassee, GA 30546
(706) 896-4131
Grades: 9-12
| 328 students
Rank: #22.
Towns County Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1150 Konahetah Rd
Hiawassee, GA 30546
(706) 896-4131
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #33.
Towns County Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 Highway 76 E
Hiawassee, GA 30546
(706) 896-4131
Grades: 6-8
| 243 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Towns County
  • 67 Lakeview Circle. Suite C, Hiawassee, GA, 30546
  • (706) 896-2279
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 998 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17

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