Ware County School District

  • 1301 BAILEY ST
  • WAYCROSS, GA 31501
  • (912) 283-8656
4.5
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate55.3%65.4%
Dropout Rate8.0%4.3%
Per Pupil Spending$10,307$9,692
Students Per Teacher13.413.9
Number of Schools13-
Number of Students6,008-
Number of (FTE) Teachers448-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment6,00813.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students299
Kindergarten Students529
1st Grade Students444
2nd Grade Students449
3rd Grade Students500
4th Grade Students455
5th Grade Students452
6th Grade Students473
7th Grade Students436
8th Grade Students436
9th Grade Students488
10th Grade Students441
11th Grade Students354
12th Grade Students327
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native18
Asian or Pacific Islander28
Hispanic248
Black (Non-Hispanic)2,176
White (Non-Hispanic)3,439
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male3,056
Female3,027

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers44813.4
Prekindergarten Teachers14-
Kindergarten Teachers29-
Elementary Teachers241-
Secondary Teachers164-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides118
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors19
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors13
Elementary5
Secondary8
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians11
Library Support Staff7
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff440
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators11
LEA Administrative Support Staff7
School Administrators28
School Administrative Support Staff38
Student Support Services42
Other Support Services Staff315

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$90,135,000-
Total Local Revenues$40,480,00044.9%
Property Tax$9,639,00010.7%
General Sales Tax$7,284,0008.1%
Cities and Counties$126,0000.1%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$23,0000.03%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$156,0000.2%
School Lunch$719,0000.8%
District Activity Receipts$1,367,0001.5%
Other Sales and Services$78,0000.09%
Rents and Royalties$15,0000.02%
Interest Earnings$936,0001.0%
Miscellaneous$20,137,00022.3%
Total State Revenues$42,834,00047.5%
General Formula Assistance$38,472,00042.7%
School Lunch Programs$168,0000.2%
Other Programs$1,974,0002.2%
Non-Specified$1,041,0001.2%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$1,179,0001.3%
Total Federal Revenues$6,821,0007.6%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,006,0002.2%
Through State - Other$4,672,0005.2%
Direct - Other$143,0000.2%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$63,779,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$41,145,00064.5%
Total Support Services Expenditures$19,696,00030.9%
Student Support$3,799,0004.2%
Instructional Staff Support$3,692,0004.1%
General Administration Support$854,0000.9%
School Administration Support$3,587,0004.0%
Operation and Maintenance Support$4,433,0004.9%
Student Transportation Support$2,388,0002.6%
Other Support Services$943,0001.0%
Total Other Expenditures$2,938,0004.6%
Food Services$2,938,0003.3%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 55.3%
Total Diploma Count 276
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 47
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121348.0%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Ware County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 13
  • Students: 6,008
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 448
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8.5 ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
950 New Mexico Ave
Waycross, GA
Public | Unknown
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CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2114 Dorothy St
Waycross, GA
Public | KG-5
436 13.7

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DAFFODIL CENTER FACILITY SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
1301 Bailey St
Waycross, GA
Public | Unknown
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DAFFODIL CENTER SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
701 Morton Ave
Waycross, GA
Public | Unknown
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MEMORIAL DRIVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2580 Ambrose St
Waycross, GA
Public | KG-5
383 13.6

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RUSKIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3550 Valdosta Hwy
Waycross, GA
Public | KG-5
462 13.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
WACONA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3101 State St
Waycross, GA
Public | PK-5
931 20.8

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WARE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
700 Victory Dr
Waycross, GA
Public | 9-12
1,420 15.7

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WARE COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
2301 Cherokee St
Waycross, GA
Public | 6-8
661 12.9

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WARE MAGNET SCHOOL
4650 Manor Millwood Rd South
Manor, GA
Public | KG-12
477 16.9

3.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
WARESBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3379 West Church St
Waycross, GA
Public | KG-5
371 11.9

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WAYCROSS MIDDLE SCHOOL
700 Central Ave
Waycross, GA
Public | 6-8
530 11.8

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
WILLIAMS HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
705 Dewey St
Waycross, GA
Public | KG-5
412 14.2

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