Putnam County High School

300 War Eagle Rd
Eatonton, GA 31024
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Putnam County High School serves 763 students in grades 9-12.
Putnam County 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 36% (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 30-34% (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 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Putnam County High School's student population of 763 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students763 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Putnam County 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 Putnam County High School is 0.63, 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
#1286 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
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%
Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
38%
37%
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White
47%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.69
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePutnam County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Putnam County High School is Lake Oconee Charter (10.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Putnam County Middle School (5.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eatonton Putnam County Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 641 students
    5.4 miles
    140 Sparta Hwy
    Eatonton, GA 31024
    (706) 485-8547
    5.4 6-8 641
  • Eatonton Putnam County Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 737 students
    6.6 miles
    314 S Washington Ave
    Eatonton, GA 31024
    (706) 485-5312
    6.6 3-5 737
  • Eatonton Putnam County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 797 students
    7.3 miles
    162 Old Glenwood Springs Rd
    Eatonton, GA 31024
    (706) 485-5141
    7.3 PK-2 797
  • Greensboro Lake Oconee Charter Charter School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-12 | 966 students
    10.3 miles
    5800 Lake Oconee Pkwy
    Greensboro, GA 30642
    (706) 454-1562
    10.3 PK-12 966
  • Madison Morgan County Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 721 students
    13.1 miles
    1640 Old Buckhead Rd
    Madison, GA 30650
    (706) 342-5039
    13.1 3-5 721

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