South Effingham High School

1220 Noel C Conaway Rd
Guyton, GA 31312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
South Effingham High School serves 1,659 students in grades 9-12.
South Effingham 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 47% (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 55% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 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).

Top Placements

South Effingham High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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 grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

South Effingham 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#567 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.69
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Graduation Rate
90%
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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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEffingham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Effingham High School is New Hampstead High School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Effingham Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Guyton South Effingham Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,120 student
    0.0 miles
    1200 Noel C Conaway Rd
    Guyton, GA 31312
    (912) 728-7500
    0 6-8 1,120
  • Guyton South Effingham Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 842 students
    3.8 miles
    767 Kolic Helmey Rd
    Guyton, GA 31312
    (912) 728-3801
    3.8 PK-5 842
  • Guyton Sand Hill Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
    4.2 miles
    199 Stagecoach Ave
    Guyton, GA 31312
    (912) 728-5112
    4.2 PK-5 630
  • Bloomingdale Bloomingdale Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
    4.5 miles
    101 E Main St
    Bloomingdale, GA 31302
    (912) 395-3680
    4.5 PK-5 356
  • Pooler Godley Station School Math: 41% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,602 student
    6.0 miles
    2135 Benton Blvd
    Pooler, GA 31322
    (912) 395-6000
    6 PK-8 1,602

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