Washington County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,982 students in Washington County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Washington County School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Washington County School District are Ridge Road Elementary School, T. J. Elder Middle School and Washington County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Washington County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Washington County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,303 Schools
# Students
2,982 Students
1,726,900 Students
# Teachers
194 Teachers
115,656 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Washington County 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 90% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#154 out of 213 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Washington County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington 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)
30%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington 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
90%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washington 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
0.48
0.70
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,323 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
76,953 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
48 Students
295,008 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
17%
# Black Students
1,989 Students
627,927 Students
% Black Students
67%
36%
# White Students
831 Students
650,578 Students
% White Students
28%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
101 Students
71,973 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
69
43,538
# Students in K Grade:
208
113,895
# Students in 1st Grade:
216
122,289
# Students in 2nd Grade:
229
123,347
# Students in 3rd Grade:
192
124,751
# Students in 4th Grade:
209
126,550
# Students in 5th Grade:
238
129,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
252
133,849
# Students in 7th Grade:
245
138,297
# Students in 8th Grade:
247
139,887
# Students in 9th Grade:
234
148,039
# Students in 10th Grade:
214
139,271
# Students in 11th Grade:
218
125,422
# Students in 12th Grade:
211
118,378
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,091 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 $11,260 is less 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
$36 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Washington County  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
$34 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Washington County  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
$12,091
$12,105
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washington 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
$11,260
$12,237
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washington 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 Washington County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ridge Road Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
285 Ridge Rd.
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2245
Grades: 3-5
| 639 students
Rank: #22.
T. J. Elder Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Linton Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2007
Grades: 6-8
| 744 students
Rank: #33.
Washington County High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
420 Riddleville Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2324
Grades: 9-12
| 877 students
Rank: n/an/a
285 Ridge Rd.
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-6047
Grades: PK-2
| 722 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Washington County
  • 501 Industrial Drive, Sandersville, GA, 31082
  • (912) 552-3981
  • wchs01.washington.high.washington.k12.ga.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,982 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48

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