Bacon County High School



Bacon County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bacon County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 184
10 149
11 142
12 95

Bacon County High School is a public high school of the Bacon County School District located in Alma, GA. It has 570 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bacon County High School is the 336th largest public high school in Georgia and the 9,748th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 570
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,748th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 336th out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 154th out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 338th out of 478

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Bacon County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 299
(52%)
299
(52%)
 Female 271
(48%)
271
(48%)

Bacon County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 405
(71%)
405
(71%)
 Black 92
(16%)
92
(16%)
 Hispanic 55
(10%)
55
(10%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Bacon County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 296
(52%)
296
(52%)
 Not Eligible 244
(43%)
244
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(5%)
30
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bacon County High School is ranked 331st out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bacon County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 56.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bacon County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 475
2006 456
2007 458
2008 438
2009 475
2010 499
2011 511
2012 520
2013 533
2014 560
2015 570

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 14.1
2007 15
2008 14
2009 15.9
2010 15.8
2011 16.4
2012 15.3
2013 16.7
2014 15.1
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47157894736842
2006 0.50877192982456
2007 0.47816593886463
2008 0.47260273972603
2009 0.53263157894737
2010 0.53306613226453
2011 0.56751467710372
2012 0.61923076923077
2013 0.61350844277674
2014 0.55714285714286
2015 0.5719298245614

Compare Bacon County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 
This School 57.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bacon County High School
Alma, GA
Public 09 - 12 570 15.7:1  
Appling County High School
Baxley, GA
Public 09 - 12 983 16:1 16 miles
Pierce County High School
Blackshear, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,068 17.7:1 21 miles
Jeff Davis High School
Hazlehurst, GA
Public 09 - 12 867 18.3:1 24 miles
Southside Baptist Church & Christian School
Waycross, GA
Private PK - 12 187 8:1 26 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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