Wayne County School District

555 South Sunset Boulvard
Jesup, GA 31545
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Wayne County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 1,425 students in Wayne County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public high schools in Georgia.
Public High School in Wayne County School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 32% statewide average).
Public High School in Wayne County School District have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Wayne County High School, with 94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public high school average of 62% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
8 Schools
521 Schools
# Students
5,101 Students
569,146 Students
# Teachers
356 Teachers
33,706 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Wayne County School District, which is ranked within the top 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 94% has increased from 80% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (GA)
#83 out of 221 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wayne County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
35%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
35%
39%
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 2020-21 school year data.
94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wayne County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.57
0.70
# American Indian Students
8 Students
1,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
32 Students
25,364 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
498 Students
96,392 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
17%
# Black Students
1,168 Students
207,638 Students
% Black Students
23%
37%
# White Students
3,108 Students
216,687 Students
% White Students
61%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
647 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
284 Students
21,156 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
258
328
# Students in K Grade:
403
1,299
# Students in 1st Grade:
366
1,429
# Students in 2nd Grade:
351
1,464
# Students in 3rd Grade:
360
1,744
# Students in 4th Grade:
333
1,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
388
2,429
# Students in 6th Grade:
389
4,172
# Students in 7th Grade:
413
5,008
# Students in 8th Grade:
415
8,733
# Students in 9th Grade:
425
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
378
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
332
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
290
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,748 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,328. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,749 is less than the state median of $13,453. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$70 MM
$24,999 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$65 MM
$23,473 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,748
$14,328
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wayne 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
$12,749
$13,453
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wayne 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 Wayne County School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wayne County High School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Jacket Dr
Jesup, GA 31545
(912) 427-1088
Grades: 9-12
| 1,425 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : 94% (Top 20% in GA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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