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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Ware County Schools is an above average, public school district located in Waycross, GA. It has 6,176 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 43% in reading.
Address
1301 Bailey Street
Waycross, GA 31501
Telephone
(912) 283-8656

Ware County Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
43%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1120
122 responses
Average ACT
24
37 responses

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,176
Free or Reduced Lunch
90.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,727
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.4%

Finances

Total Expenses
$66,773,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,385/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    63%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    6%
Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$28,729
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$611
National
$949
Median Home Value
$67,700
National
$184,700

Ware County Schools Reviews

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It’s a fantastic school where you can get involved in many activities like sports or academics. The teachers are so nice, I love all my teachers!! There is a lot of resources that you can use if you need help or trying to find something. The classes are good you can find classes for people that struggle with that subject (support clases) or you can find advance and ap classes. Ware county school is an excellent school.
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The think the education system is strict and efficient. While I attended here I was heavily involved in extra curriculars. Mainly, I focused on getting a good GPA and the school system was helpful in that aspect. Teachers were behind student success and always made sure you went home understanding the topic for that day. Their were many resources such as after school tutoring, which helped me when I am behind or I didn’t understand something. There were many clubs and sport to get involve in and make you feel part of a family. I participated in Chorus, cross country, TSA, honor society, FFA, auxiliary, band. Overall this is the school to be and parents can be involved also.
I went through the Ware County school system & I loved every minute of it! There was always someone you could talk to if you needed help or someone to just be a friend. It was a great place to go to school!