Spencer High School

4340 Victory Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Spencer High School serves 813 students in grades 9-12.
Spencer 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 9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Spencer High School's student population of 813 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students813 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Spencer 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 Spencer High School is 0.40, 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
#2124 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
76%
37%
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White
4%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.69
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Graduation Rate
86%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spencer High School is Carver High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eddy Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Columbus Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus South Columbus Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    0.7 miles
    1964 Torch Hill Rd
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 683-8833
    0.7 PK-5 534
  • Columbus Eddy Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 453 students
    1.1 miles
    2100 S Lumpkin Rd
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 683-8782
    1.1 6-8 453
  • Columbus Dorothy Height Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 712 students
    1.3 miles
    1458 Benning Dr
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 570-3009
    1.3 K-5 712
  • Columbus Baker Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 503 students
    1.7 miles
    1215 Benning Dr
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 683-8721
    1.7 6-8 503
  • Columbus Key Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 373 students
    1.9 miles
    2520 Broadmoor Dr
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 683-8797
    1.9 K-5 373

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