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  2. Diversity
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Fayette County Public Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in Fayetteville, GA. It has 20,115 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
About Fayette County Public Schools...
Address
210 Stonewall Avenue West
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Telephone
(770) 460-3535
Website

Fayette County Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1170
1,391 responses
Average ACT
26
981 responses

Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
20,115
Free or Reduced Lunch
25.2%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,823
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.1%

Finances

Total Expenses
$197,923,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,606/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    66%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    4%

Fayette County Public Schools Reviews

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Being smaller than DeKalb and Fulton Counties, Fayette is absolutely fabulous! The staff seems to really care, (from the administrators down to the teachers). I'm impressed with the academics and the athletics are improving, especially after having a former Olympian graduate from a Fayette County School. My family and I have only been in Fayette since the start of the 2017-2018 school year. My son has blossomed before my very eyes and is thriving at Bennett's Mill Middle School.
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Fayette County High School is great place to learn and be yourself. The staff here show you who you really are or they show you who you can be. Students in the school are diversified by gender, ethnicity, intelligence, and passion for what we do. Sports, Clubs, and Organization or rich with diversity, culture, and leadership. The best thing that Fayette County High School has to offer is there rich Fine Arts Programs. The music is diverse and cultural, so that everyone can get a taste of something different in life.
My biggest concern about the schools here in Peachtree City is that not all of the teachers seem to care about helping the students to understand the assigned material. My child has been in the gifted program since 1st grade but has struggled this year because it seems the teachers are not effectively teaching the required information. Requests for explanation seem to fall on deaf ears and emails go unanswered. This is a frustrating situation for both students and parents. I also do not understand that if so much of the class work/homework is to be done online, then why can’t all teachers post the necessary information about assignments online as well. They require the students to use Blackboard but then fail to post the assignments on there. It is very difficult to keep up with the work if they aren’t sure exactly what/when assignments are due.