Putnam County High School

Tel: (706)485-9971
  • Putnam County High School serves 737 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Putnam 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 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Putnam County High School operates within the Putnam County School District.
  • Putnam County School District's 90-94% graduation rate is higher than the Georgia state average of 81%.

Top Placements (Georgia)

Putnam County High School is Listed among the top public schools in Georgia for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Putnam County High School's student population of 737 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students737 students
Putnam County High School Total Students (2010-2016)
Gender %Putnam County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Putnam County High School Total Teachers (2010-2016)
Students by GradePutnam County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Putnam County High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Putnam County High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Putnam County High School Student Teacher Ratio (2010-2016)
Hispanic
9%
15%
Putnam County High School Black Students (2011-2016)
Black
44%
37%
Putnam County High School Black Students (2010-2016)
White
44%
41%
Putnam County High School White Students (2010-2016)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Putnam County High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPutnam County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.610.41
Putnam County High School Diversity Score (2010-2016)
Graduation Rate90-94%
81%
Putnam County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
57%
Putnam County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
Putnam County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Putnam County High School is Putnam County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Putnam County School District's student population of 2,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 63% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,103 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $16,132 is higher than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four school years.
    School District NamePutnam County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    5
    Number of Students Managed2,8633,295
    Putnam County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate90-94%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$37 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$45 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,103$9,937
    District Spending / Student$16,132$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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