Oglethorpe Charter School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Oglethorpe Charter School serves 599 students in grades 6-8.
Oglethorpe Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Oglethorpe Charter School's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Oglethorpe Charter 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 Oglethorpe Charter School is 0.52, 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
#1146 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
66%
37%
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White
20%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSavannah-Chatham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oglethorpe Charter School is Beach High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Savannah Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 768 students
    0.6 miles
    649 W Jones St
    Savannah, GA 31401
    (912) 395-5975
    0.6 PK-8 768
  • Savannah Gadsden Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 611 students
    0.6 miles
    919 May St
    Savannah, GA 31415
    (912) 395-5940
    0.6 PK-5 611
  • Savannah Butler Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 592 students
    0.9 miles
    1909 Cynthia St
    Savannah, GA 31415
    (912) 395-2525
    0.9 PK-5 592
  • Savannah The Stem Academy At Bartlett Math: 60% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 703 students
    1.0 miles
    207 Montgomery Xrd
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-3500
    1 6-8 703
  • Savannah Susie King Taylor Community School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 172 students
    1.2 miles
    1709 Bull St
    Savannah, GA 31401
    (912) 289-7320
    1.2 K-4 172

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
This school is one of the best in Georgia. Everybody is treated with respect and willing to learn.
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5  
If you are a student at OCS, you should know that you can speak to most teachers, our counseling options are great, AND you can always complete a "blue sheet". Let us know, and we will fix the bullying issue. You may also join our student council or petition to be one of our student representatives to our governing board.
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2  
Ocs is almost all africian americians. I am a student here. Im not sure if this school is a good school. Kids are always getting bullied, I find it funny that people like this school. Im not saying that this is a bad school, but I get bullied alot here. This school isnt the best. I know that other people say its great, thats only because the teachers put on a show for our guests. I wouldnt recomend this school.
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