Wayne County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 5,394 students in Wayne County School District. Wayne County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Wayne County School District are Odum Elementary School, Screven Elementary School and Martha Rawls Smith Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Wayne County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameWayne County School District
School District Phone Number(912) 427-1000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools8 Schools2,308 Schools
# of Students5,394 Students1,769,210 Students
# of Teachers362 Teachers114,273 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

Wayne County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 212 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#103 out of 213 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wayne County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wayne 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wayne 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wayne County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.540.69
# of American Indian Students9 Students3,436 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students45 Students72,418 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students478 Students275,620 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
15%
# of Black Students1,162 Students648,963 Students
% Black Students
22%
37%
# of White Students3,457 Students701,418 Students
% White Students
64%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students241 Students64,620 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:27947,726
# of Students in Kindergarten:350126,576
# of Students in 1st Grade:371128,341
# of Students in 2nd Grade:406130,157
# of Students in 3rd Grade:434136,073
# of Students in 4th Grade:426138,416
# of Students in 5th Grade:442139,307
# of Students in 6th Grade:386135,314
# of Students in 7th Grade:393132,875
# of Students in 8th Grade:410132,423
# of Students in 9th Grade:438147,685
# of Students in 10th Grade:398135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:338123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:323115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,684 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,496. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,700 is less than the state median of $11,705. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$58 MM$36 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wayne County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$63 MM$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Wayne County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,684$11,496
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wayne County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,700$11,705
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wayne County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Wayne County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Odum Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Blue Jay Drive
    Odum, GA 31555
    (912) 586-2225

    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Screven Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    414 School St
    Screven, GA 31560
    (912) 579-2261

    Grades: PK-5 | 240 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Martha Rawls Smith Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1206 N 4th St
    Jesup, GA 31545
    (912) 427-1044

    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Jesup Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1155 U.s. Hwy 301 South
    Jesup, GA 31546
    (912) 427-1033

    Grades: PK-5 | 735 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Bacon Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1425 W Orange St
    Jesup, GA 31545
    (912) 427-1077

    Grades: PK-5 | 751 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Arthur Williams Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1175 S Us Highway 301
    Jesup, GA 31546
    (912) 427-1025

    Grades: 6-8 | 641 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Martha Puckett Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    475 Durrence Rd
    Jesup, GA 31545
    (912) 427-1061

    Grades: 6-8 | 548 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Wayne County High School Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Jacket Dr
    Jesup, GA 31545
    (912) 427-1088

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,497 student
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