Waycross 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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Ware County School District Details

Ware County School District
1301 Bailey Street
Waycross, GA 31501

6,153 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Ware 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
46%
44%
47%
46%
45%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Center Elementary School
2114 Dorothy St
Waycross, GA, 31501
KG-05
Memorial Drive Elementary School
2580 Ambrose St
Waycross, GA, 31503
KG-05
Ruskin Elementary School
3550 Valdosta Hwy
Waycross, GA, 31503
KG-05
Wacona Elementary School
3101 State St
Waycross, GA, 31503
PK-05
Ware County High School
700 Victory Dr
Waycross, GA, 31503
09-12
Ware County Middle School
2301 Cherokee St
Waycross, GA, 31503
06-08
Waresboro Elementary School
3379 W Church St
Waycross, GA, 31503
KG-05
Waycross Middle School
700 Central Ave
Waycross, GA, 31501
06-08
Williams Heights Elementary School
705 Dewey St
Waycross, GA, 31501
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 53.2% 40.7%
Black 38.8% 38.0%
Hispanic 6.9% 16.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 82.8% 60.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 82.8% 55.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,548 $40,440,448 58.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $613 $3,785,888 5.5%
Staff $597 $3,687,072 5.3%
General Administration $114 $704,064 1.0%
School Administration $637 $3,934,112 5.7%
Operation $764 $4,718,464 6.8%
Transportation $481 $2,970,656 4.3%
Other $126 $778,176 1.1%
Total Support $3,332 $20,578,432 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,339 $8,269,664 11.9%
Total Expenditures $11,219 $69,288,544 100.0%
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%