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Overview

Public Schools Overview Georgia School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,723,998
Number Of Georgia Schools 2,406
Number Of Georgia School Districts 218
Spending Per Student $10,111

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 36.9004645949169
4th Grade 36.6351782642
5th Grade 38.1797879730227
6th Grade 38.6296175525715
7th Grade 36.4489050929906
8th Grade 38.9304579334759
9th Grade 36.9260950583793

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 38.3200692937001
4th Grade 40.0109032106635
5th Grade 37.2060835994335
6th Grade 35.2865545239248
7th Grade 37.0252142344528
8th Grade 36.9856460384569
10th Grade 26.9119443675994

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 42.7% 50.9%
Black 37.0% 15.6%
Hispanic 13.3% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.5% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 62.1% 50.9%
English Language Learners 5.3% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 11.1% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.75
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Georgia Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 10,214,860 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 175 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.8% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 21.3% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 34.9% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 25.5% 26.4%
65 Or Older 11.5% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 3,574,362 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 13.2% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.4% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.8% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.4% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 11.6% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.0% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.7% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 14.4% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,527 $9,529,204,000 54.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $419 $721,502,000 4.1%
Staff $463 $797,366,000 4.6%
General Administration $115 $197,963,000 1.1%
School Administration $550 $947,595,000 5.4%
Operation $666 $1,147,559,000 6.6%
Transportation $416 $716,926,000 4.1%
Other $266 $458,224,000 2.6%
Total Support $2,893 $4,987,135,000 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,690 $2,914,330,000 16.7%
Total Expenditures $10,111 $17,430,669,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%