Georgia
Public School Ratings






Georgia 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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Overview

Public Schools Overview Georgia School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,767,312
Number Of Georgia Schools 2,309
Number Of Georgia School Districts 220
Spending Per Student $11,524

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

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Reading Proficiency

Math Test

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Math Proficiency

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 40.7% 49.7%
Black 38.0% 15.9%
Hispanic 16.7% 27.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.4% 5.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 60.3% 47.6%
English Language Learners 6.8% 9.7%
Students With Disabilities 12.4% 14.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
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    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION

Georgia Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 10,617,423 328,239,523
Population Density (per sq. mile) 182 92
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.3% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 20.6% 19.2%
20-44 Years Old 33.9% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 25.6% 25.8%
65 Or Older 13.5% 15.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 3,758,798 118,338,931
Single Parent Households With Children 12.4% 10.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.1% 88.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.3% 32.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 12.3% 14.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.2% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.2% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 11.3% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

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%