Towns County School District

67 Lakeview Circle. Suite C
Hiawassee , GA 30546
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Grades: PK - 12

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%)
For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 224 students in Towns County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in Georgia.
Public Middle School in Towns County School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Georgia public middle school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle school in Towns County School District is Towns County Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public middle school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
3 Schools
620 Schools
# Students
944 Students
466,370 Students
# Teachers
86 Teachers
30,483 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Towns County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 210 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 2020-2021 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
0.21
0.70
# American Indian Students
3 Students
887 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
10 Students
18,958 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
63 Students
76,772 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
17%
# Black Students
10 Students
177,531 Students
% Black Students
1%
38%
# White Students
840 Students
172,021 Students
% White Students
89%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
523 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
18 Students
18,926 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
7
926
# Students in K Grade:
65
4,778
# Students in 1st Grade:
68
5,058
# Students in 2nd Grade:
64
5,003
# Students in 3rd Grade:
67
5,249
# Students in 4th Grade:
66
5,626
# Students in 5th Grade:
65
7,798
# Students in 6th Grade:
57
129,088
# Students in 7th Grade:
88
138,253
# Students in 8th Grade:
79
139,837
# Students in 9th Grade:
91
8,212
# Students in 10th Grade:
81
6,692
# Students in 11th Grade:
69
5,264
# Students in 12th Grade:
77
4,586
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,972 is higher than the state median of $12,105. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,763 is higher than the state median of $12,237. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$18 MM
$37 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,972
$12,105
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,763
$12,237
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Towns County School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 224 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • District size: 3
  • Enrollment: 944 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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