Upson-lee High School

  • Upson-lee High School serves 1,300 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Upson-lee High School operates within the Thomaston-upson County School District.
  • Thomaston-upson County School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1300 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,300 students
Upson-lee High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Upson-lee High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Upson-lee High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Upson-lee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Upson-lee High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
4%
Upson-lee High School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
2%
14%
Upson-lee High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
37%
37%
Upson-lee High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
58%
42%
Upson-lee High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Upson-lee High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Upson-lee High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.41
Upson-lee High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Upson-lee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Upson-lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Thomaston-upson County School District's student population of 4,256 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 61% has increased from 58% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,127 is higher than the state average of $9,769. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,394 is higher than the state average of $9,774. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Thomaston-upson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 4,256 3,306
Thomaston-upson County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 61% 69%
Thomaston-upson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $32 MM
Thomaston-upson County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $46 MM $32 MM
Thomaston-upson County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,127 $9,769
Thomaston-upson County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,394 $9,774
Thomaston-upson County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  • ThomastonUpson-lee North Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 569 students
    0.1 miles
    334 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-3632
    0.14-5569
  • ThomastonUpson-lee South Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 1387 students
    0.2 miles
    172 Knight Trl
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-7516
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  • ThomastonUpson-lee Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1000 students
    1.2 miles
    101 Holston Dr
    ThomastonGA 30286
    (706)647-6256
    1.26-81000
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    Grades: 9-12 | 732 students
    12.6 miles
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    BarnesvilleGA 30204
    (770)358-8641
    12.69-12732
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    12.6 miles
    154 Burnette Rd
    BarnesvilleGA 30204
    (770)358-8661
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