Best Public Schools in Hampton, GA


The city of Hampton, Georgia is home to 15 schools, including 8 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The schools in this area serve a diverse student population, with African American students making up the majority in most schools. While the academic performance varies significantly across the schools, a few standouts emerge, such as Dutchtown Elementary School, which has the highest test scores among the elementary schools, and Dutchtown High School, which has the second-highest statewide ranking and the second-best graduation rate among the high schools.

The data reveals stark differences in academic performance between the schools, even within the same school district, such as Michelle Obama STEM Elementary Academy and Kemp Elementary School in the Clayton County School District. This suggests a correlation between socioeconomic status and student achievement, as schools with higher free/reduced lunch rates tend to have lower test scores and academic performance.

The data also highlights the importance of student-teacher ratio, with schools like Hampton Elementary School and Kemp Primary having better student-teacher ratios and higher academic performance. Additionally, the Martha K. Glaze Regional Youth Detention Center, an alternative school, faces unique challenges and serves a specialized population, underscoring the need for tailored support and resources for alternative education programs.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Georgia Department of Education.

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