310 Montpelier Ave
Forsyth, GA 31029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mary Persons High School serves 1,215 students in grades 9-12.
Mary Persons High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Mary Persons High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Mary Persons High School's student population of 1,215 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Persons High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mary Persons High School is 0.46, 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 Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#523 out of 2196 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
25%
37%
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White
69%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
86%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,215 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Btm 50%)

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