1220 Noel C Conaway Rd
Guyton, GA 31312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Effingham High School serves 1,659 students in grades 9-12.
South Effingham 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Effingham High School's student population of 1,659 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

South Effingham High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Effingham High School is 0.39, 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 Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#753 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
11%
37%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,659 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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