Josey High School

1701 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Josey High School serves 520 students in grades 9-12.
Josey High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Josey High School's student population of 520 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Josey High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Josey High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2147 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
90%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.69
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Josey High School is Johnson Magnet (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walker Traditional Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jenkins-white Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Augusta Jenkins-white Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
    0.9 miles
    800 15th Ave
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 737-7320
    0.9 PK-5 419
  • Augusta Walker Traditional Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 791 students
    0.9 miles
    1301 Wrightsboro Rd
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 823-6950
    0.9 K-8 791
  • Augusta Wilkinson Gardens Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
    0.9 miles
    1925 Kratha Dr
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 737-7219
    0.9 PK-5 590
  • Augusta Johnson Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-12 | 686 students
    1.2 miles
    1324 Laney Walker Blvd
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 823-6933
    1.2 6-12 686
  • Augusta Lamar - Milledge Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
    1.2 miles
    510 Eve St
    Augusta, GA 30904
    (706) 737-7262
    1.2 PK-5 421

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