Fitzgerald Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Ben Hill County School District Details

Ben Hill County School District
509 West Palm Street
Fitzgerald, GA 31750

3,125 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Ben Hill County School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Georgia

(10 is best)

Better than of GA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
25%
44%
25%
46%
24%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Ben Hill County Middle School
134 Jc Hunter Rd
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
06-08
Ben Hill County Primary School
221 Jc Hunter Rd
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
PK-02
Ben Hill Elementary School
328 Lobinger Ave
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
03-05
Fitzgerald High School
601 W Cypress St
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 42.6% 40.7%
Black 44.5% 38.0%
Hispanic 12.1% 16.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 91.6% 60.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 91.6% 55.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,433 $20,920,116 59.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $418 $1,359,336 3.8%
Staff $490 $1,593,480 4.5%
General Administration $191 $621,132 1.8%
School Administration $619 $2,012,988 5.7%
Operation $711 $2,312,172 6.5%
Transportation $365 $1,186,980 3.3%
Other $166 $539,832 1.5%
Total Support $2,960 $9,625,920 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,511 $4,913,772 13.9%
Total Expenditures $10,905 $35,463,060 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,158 $10,882,473,346 53.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $526 $929,698,798 4.6%
Staff $511 $903,923,542 4.4%
General Administration $129 $227,147,490 1.1%
School Administration $643 $1,136,500,769 5.6%
Operation $771 $1,363,376,756 6.7%
Transportation $484 $856,045,567 4.2%
Other $320 $564,885,201 2.8%
Total Support $3,385 $5,981,796,435 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,981 $3,501,643,160 17.2%
Total Expenditures $11,524 $20,365,869,544 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%