Upson-lee High School

268 Knight Trl
Thomaston, GA 30286
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Upson-lee High School serves 1,311 students in grades 9-12.
Upson-lee 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 top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Upson-lee High School's student population of 1,311 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

Upson-lee 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 Upson-lee High School is 0.53, 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
#1142 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
35%
37%
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White
59%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.69
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Graduation Rate
87%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThomaston-Upson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Upson-lee High School is Lamar County High School (12.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Upson-lee Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Upson-lee Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thomaston Upson-lee Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 904 students
    0.1 miles
    334 Knight Trl
    Thomaston, GA 30286
    (706) 647-3632
    0.1 3-5 904
  • Thomaston Upson-lee Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 1,029 student
    0.2 miles
    172 Knight Trl
    Thomaston, GA 30286
    (706) 647-7516
    0.2 PK-2 1,029
  • Thomaston Upson-lee Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 906 students
    1.2 miles
    101 Holston Dr
    Thomaston, GA 30286
    (706) 647-6256
    1.2 6-8 906
  • Barnesville Lamar County High School Math: 15% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 755 students
    12.6 miles
    1 Trojan Way
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    (770) 358-8641
    12.6 9-12 755
  • Barnesville Lamar County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 723 students
    12.6 miles
    154 Burnette Rd
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    (770) 358-8661
    12.6 PK-2 723

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