Ben Hill County School District

  • 509 WEST PALM ST
  • FITZGERALD, GA 31750
  • (229) 409-5500
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate66.9%65.4%
Dropout Rate6.0%4.3%
Per Pupil Spending$9,517$9,692
Students Per Teacher14.513.9
Number of Schools5-
Number of Students3,365-
Number of (FTE) Teachers232-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment3,36514.5
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students156
Kindergarten Students325
1st Grade Students256
2nd Grade Students258
3rd Grade Students271
4th Grade Students249
5th Grade Students253
6th Grade Students215
7th Grade Students248
8th Grade Students233
9th Grade Students258
10th Grade Students205
11th Grade Students194
12th Grade Students193
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native7
Asian or Pacific Islander22
Hispanic324
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,384
White (Non-Hispanic)1,523
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male1,671
Female1,643

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers23214.5
Prekindergarten Teachers10-
Kindergarten Teachers21-
Elementary Teachers111-
Secondary Teachers90-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides73
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors4
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors8
Elementary4
Secondary4
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians4
Library Support Staff3
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff154
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators8
LEA Administrative Support Staff6
School Administrators12
School Administrative Support Staff18
Student Support Services15
Other Support Services Staff95

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$34,355,000-
Total Local Revenues$9,743,00028.4%
Property Tax$5,558,00016.2%
General Sales Tax$2,557,0007.4%
Cities and Counties$18,0000.05%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$1,0000.00%
School Lunch$247,0000.7%
District Activity Receipts$549,0001.6%
Interest Earnings$747,0002.2%
Miscellaneous$66,0000.2%
Total State Revenues$20,782,00060.5%
General Formula Assistance$18,123,00052.8%
School Lunch Programs$93,0000.3%
Other Programs$1,428,0004.2%
Non-Specified$568,0001.7%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$570,0001.7%
Total Federal Revenues$3,830,00011.1%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,292,0003.8%
Through State - Other$2,515,0007.3%
Direct - Other$23,0000.07%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$32,166,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$21,286,00066.2%
Total Support Services Expenditures$9,014,00028.0%
Student Support$1,474,0004.3%
Instructional Staff Support$1,328,0003.9%
General Administration Support$716,0002.1%
School Administration Support$2,083,0006.1%
Operation and Maintenance Support$1,873,0005.5%
Student Transportation Support$1,017,0003.0%
Other Support Services$523,0001.5%
Total Other Expenditures$1,866,0005.8%
Food Services$1,636,0004.8%
Enterprise Operations$230,0000.7%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 66.9%
Total Diploma Count 172
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 17
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12546.0%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Ben Hill County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 5
  • Students: 3,365
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 232
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BEN HILL COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
327 Dewey Mcglamry Rd
Fitzgerald, GA
Public | 3-5
773 16.0

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
BEN HILL COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
134 Jc Hunter Rd
Fitzgerald, GA
Public | 6-8
696 15.0

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
BEN HILL COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL
221 Jc Hunter Rd
Fitzgerald, GA
Public | PK-2
995 17.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
FITZGERALD HIGH SCHOOL
601 West Cypress St
Fitzgerald, GA
Public | 9-12
850 15.3

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
PREK CENTER SCHOOL
405 North Longstreet St
Fitzgerald, GA
Public | Unknown
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