Sandy Creek High School

360 Jenkins Rd
Tyrone, GA 30290
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Sandy Creek High School serves 1,112 students in grades 9-12.
Sandy Creek 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 60% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Sandy Creek High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Sandy Creek High School's student population of 1,112 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandy Creek High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Sandy Creek High School is 0.62, 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
#524 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
15%
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Black
57%
37%
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White
18%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.69
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Graduation Rate
84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandy Creek High School is Creekside High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Flat Rock Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tyrone Flat Rock Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 798 students
    0.1 miles
    325 Jenkins Rd
    Tyrone, GA 30290
    (770) 969-2830
    0.1 6-8 798
  • Tyrone Robert J. Burch Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
    0.1 miles
    330 Jenkins Rd
    Tyrone, GA 30290
    (770) 969-2820
    0.1 PK-5 526
  • Peachtree City Crabapple Lane Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
    4.0 miles
    450 Crabapple Ln
    Peachtree City, GA 30269
    (770) 487-5425
    4 PK-5 601
  • Fayetteville Bennett's Mill Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 979 students
    4.9 miles
    210 Lester Rd
    Fayetteville, GA 30215
    (770) 716-3982
    4.9 6-8 979
  • Sharpsburg Canongate Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
    4.9 miles
    200 Pete Rd
    Sharpsburg, GA 30277
    (770) 463-8010
    4.9 PK-5 607

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