Washington County School District

501 Industrial Drive
Sandersville, GA 31082
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 2,060 students in Washington County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Georgia.
Public Elementary Schools in Washington County School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Georgia public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public elementary school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,850 Schools
# Students
2,941 Students
1,209,485 Students
# Teachers
198 Teachers
85,483 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Washington County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 220 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#166 out of 221 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Washington County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
24%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
21%
39%
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 2020-21 school year data.
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washington County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.48
0.71
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,440 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
13 Students
53,732 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
55 Students
211,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
18%
# Black Students
1,973 Students
441,630 Students
% Black Students
67%
37%
# White Students
801 Students
440,223 Students
% White Students
27%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,234 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
95 Students
57,626 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
94
45,542
# Students in K Grade:
204
120,843
# Students in 1st Grade:
210
122,092
# Students in 2nd Grade:
219
124,141
# Students in 3rd Grade:
221
125,114
# Students in 4th Grade:
189
126,819
# Students in 5th Grade:
207
128,911
# Students in 6th Grade:
233
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
243
133,256
# Students in 8th Grade:
240
133,445
# Students in 9th Grade:
256
5,572
# Students in 10th Grade:
209
5,277
# Students in 11th Grade:
203
4,073
# Students in 12th Grade:
213
3,529
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,219 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,360 is less than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$24,999 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$36 MM
$23,473 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,219
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washington County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,360
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washington County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Washington County School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ridge Road Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
285 Ridge Rd.
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2245
Grades: 3-5
| 617 students
Rank: #22.
T. J. Elder Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Linton Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2007
Grades: 6-8
| 716 students
Rank: n/an/a
285 Ridge Rd.
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-6047
Grades: PK-2
| 727 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,941 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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