Valdosta City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 8,270 students in Valdosta City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Valdosta City School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Valdosta City School District are Sallas Mahone Elementary School, Valdosta Middle School and Valdosta High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Valdosta City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Valdosta City School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
8 Schools
2,303 Schools
# Students
8,270 Students
1,726,900 Students
# Teachers
571 Teachers
115,656 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Valdosta City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 87% has increased from 65% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#173 out of 213 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valdosta City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valdosta City  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)
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valdosta City  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
87%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valdosta City  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.70
# American Indian Students
16 Students
3,323 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
100 Students
76,953 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
600 Students
295,008 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
17%
# Black Students
6,279 Students
627,927 Students
% Black Students
76%
36%
# White Students
1,035 Students
650,578 Students
% White Students
13%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
1,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
232 Students
71,973 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
248
43,538
# Students in K Grade:
600
113,895
# Students in 1st Grade:
668
122,289
# Students in 2nd Grade:
631
123,347
# Students in 3rd Grade:
623
124,751
# Students in 4th Grade:
585
126,550
# Students in 5th Grade:
634
129,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
654
133,849
# Students in 7th Grade:
691
138,297
# Students in 8th Grade:
698
139,887
# Students in 9th Grade:
698
148,039
# Students in 10th Grade:
607
139,271
# Students in 11th Grade:
548
125,422
# Students in 12th Grade:
385
118,378
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,212 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,105. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,621 is higher than the state median of $12,237. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$93 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Valdosta City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$104 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Valdosta City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,212
$12,105
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valdosta City  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
$12,621
$12,237
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valdosta City  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 Valdosta City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sallas Mahone Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3686 Lake Laurie Dr
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 333-8530
Grades: PK-5
| 1,053 students
Rank: #22.
Valdosta Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
110 Burton St
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8555
Grades: 6-8
| 1,105 students
Rank: #33.
Valdosta High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4590 Inner Perimeter Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8540
Grades: 9-12
| 2,238 students
Rank: #44.
S.l. Mason Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
821 W Gordon St
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8525
Grades: PK-5
| 839 students
Rank: #55.
W.g. Nunn Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1610 Lakeland Ave
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8515
Grades: PK-5
| 932 students
Rank: #66.
Newbern Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2015 E Park Ave
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8566
Grades: 6-8
| 938 students
Rank: #77.
Pinevale Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
930 Lake Park Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8535
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #88.
J. L. Lomax Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Howell Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8520
Grades: PK-5
| 569 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Valdosta City
  • 1204 Williams St., Valdosta, GA, 31601
  • (912) 333-8500
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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