Wayne County High School

1 Jacket Dr
Jesup, GA 31545
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Wayne County High School serves 1,497 students in grades 9-12.
Wayne County 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 28% (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 34% (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 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Wayne County High School's student population of 1,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
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School Comparison

Wayne County 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 Wayne County High School is 0.51, 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
#1415 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
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
8%
15%
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Black
20%
37%
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White
67%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.69
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wayne County High School is Bradwell Institute (24.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Martha Puckett Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jesup Martha Puckett Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 548 students
    0.3 miles
    475 Durrence Rd
    Jesup, GA 31545
    (912) 427-1061
    0.3 6-8 548
  • Jesup Bacon Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 751 students
    0.9 miles
    1425 W Orange St
    Jesup, GA 31545
    (912) 427-1077
    0.9 PK-5 751
  • Jesup Martha Rawls Smith Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
    1.9 miles
    1206 N 4th St
    Jesup, GA 31545
    (912) 427-1044
    1.9 PK-5 567
  • Jesup Jesup Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 735 students
    2.8 miles
    1155 U.s. Hwy 301 South
    Jesup, GA 31546
    (912) 427-1033
    2.8 PK-5 735
  • Jesup Arthur Williams Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 641 students
    3.4 miles
    1175 S Us Highway 301
    Jesup, GA 31546
    (912) 427-1025
    3.4 6-8 641

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