Overall Niche Grade
- College PrepC-
- Clubs & ActivitiesA
- Health & SafetyB-
- Resources & FacilitiesB+
Dougherty County Schools is a public school district located in Albany, GA. It has 14,133 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 23% in reading.
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Dougherty County Schools Reviews
DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOLS OFFER MANY PROGRAMS THAT YOU’LL LOVE. THEY ALSO CARE ABOUT YOUR OPINION AND NO ONE IS LEFT BEHIND, EVERYONE MATTERS. I PERSONALLY LOVE IT, DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOLS IS LIKE ANOTHER HOME FOR ME, THEY LISTEN TO YOUR PROBLEMS, HELP YOU IN ANYTHING YOU NEED HELP IN, NO MATTER IF IT’S SCHOOL WISE OR PERSONAL, THEY ARE THERE TO HELP! SO TO ME I WOULD REALLY RECOMMEND ANYONE TO GO TO A DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL!
What I like about Dougherty Schools is the culture. The culture and the nature of these schools are the best. The school spirit is off the charts in these schools. Every school feels superior over the other yet everyone loves each other at the same time. You have a lot of personality you meet in school because school is just that diverse. You meet kids from all walks of life there and you can crest special bonds and things with them you may have for a lifetime. I love the schools here but their are some things I would change. Firstly, I would love to change the food. I wish the food was better something more name brand that kids would enjoy. Something with some seasoning on something that just makes food so much better. I wish we could buy options for off school grounds just in case we just didn’t feel like eating school lunch this particular day.
Dougherty County Schools employs some of the best teachers. These teachers actually care about the students and will go up and beyond to take care of students. Parents aren't always involved in the students lives but the teachers try their hardest to get any parent involvement. The administration should do a better job at controlling the students because some of the verbiage used against some teachers by students is disgusting. The focus on sports are different. Equal representation of each sport/club is needed. So many events happened where some sports/clubs had very little school spirit. Diversity at Dougherty isn't huge I would say 80% African American 15% Hispanic and 5% caucasian. The facilities need better care of the toilets stopped working and some times the lights in the school would turn off which is a huge distraction. Despite some of the bad things Dougherty County teachers try their best to make sure every student is prepared for college and the real world.