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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Oconee County Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in Watkinsville, GA. It has 7,271 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.
Address
34 School Street
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Telephone
(706) 769-5130

Oconee County Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1210
373 responses
Average ACT
28
206 responses

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
7,271
Free or Reduced Lunch
20.5%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,710
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%

Finances

Total Expenses
$64,084,000
Expenses Per Student
$9,824/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    5%

Oconee County Schools Reviews

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I moved to Oconee County when I was 8 years old. I went thru elementary, middle school, and 9th grade high school. I moved away for 2 years and lived in two different areas due to my father's job. I attended three different high schools. My family and I returned back to Oconee County for my senior year. I feel I have experience comparing Oconee County Schools to the other counties I lived.
I'm happy to be back in Oconee County and graduate with friends I grew up with. Oconee County schools has a feel at home feeling. Small town feeling but enough opportunities to adventure out when graduating. There isn't much I would want to change because I am excited to know I will be graduating from OCHS!
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Oconee County schools allow for students to participate in courses that will prepare them for college, but keep them from facing incredible pressure from teachers. The teachers are thoughtful and will do everything they can to help students. I personally took a class where I was failing and the teacher worked with me until I had an A. They support their students and encourage them to do well without putting the weight of the world on their shoulders.
I have had a wonderful time at oconee county high school for the last four years. The teachers are excellent and truly care about the success of their students. Our school is well taken care of by our custodians and the administration looks out for the students of our school. We do lack diversity but our academics are incredible. It’s been a great place to be involved in extracurriculars because it offers a wide variety of clubs from juggling to academic bowl. We have great coaches for our sports teams.