Valdosta City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools serving 6,032 students in Valdosta City School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Georgia.
Public Elementary Schools in Valdosta City School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Georgia public elementary school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 44% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Valdosta City School District are Sallas Mahone Elementary School, Valdosta Middle School and S.l. Mason Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public elementary school average of 63% (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
7 Schools
1,828 Schools
# Students
6,032 Students
1,198,349 Students
# Teachers
442 Teachers
84,417 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Valdosta City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 206 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
0.40
0.70
# American Indian Students
10 Students
2,342 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
63 Students
53,130 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
485 Students
206,249 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
17%
# Black Students
4,622 Students
440,105 Students
% Black Students
77%
37%
# White Students
674 Students
442,363 Students
% White Students
11%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,187 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
171 Students
53,570 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
248
42,085
# Students in K Grade:
600
112,541
# 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
133,851
# Students in 7th Grade:
691
134,254
# Students in 8th Grade:
698
133,014
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
4,985
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
4,799
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
3,493
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
3,003
# 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 (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 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 Elementary 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%
110 Burton St
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8555
Grades: 6-8
| 1,105 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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 School District
  • 1204 Williams St., Valdosta, GA, 31601
  • (912) 333-8500
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,032 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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