Oglethorpe County High School

749 Athens Rd
Lexington, GA 30648
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Oglethorpe County High School serves 659 students in grades 9-12.
Oglethorpe County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher 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 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Oglethorpe County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Oglethorpe County High School's student population of 659 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Oglethorpe County High School is ranked within the top 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 County High School is 0.50, 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
#723 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
18%
37%
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White
68%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.69
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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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 NameOglethorpe County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oglethorpe County High School is Cedar Shoals High School (11.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Oglethorpe County Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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