Best Public Schools in Statham, GA


The city of Statham, Georgia is home to 3 schools - 2 elementary schools and 1 middle school. While the schools share similarities in their student-teacher ratios and per-student spending, their academic performance and student demographics vary significantly.

Dove Creek Elementary School stands out as a high-performing institution, ranking 65th out of 1,242 Georgia elementary schools and earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, Statham Elementary School and Bear Creek Middle School appear to be underperforming, with proficiency rates below the county and state averages. The differences in student demographics, with Dove Creek having a majority white student population and lower free/reduced lunch rates, suggest that socioeconomic factors may play a role in the schools' performance.

The data also reveals that the Barrow County School District, where Statham Elementary and Bear Creek Middle are located, is ranked 118th out of 201 districts in Georgia and has a 2-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, Oconee County School District, where Dove Creek Elementary is located, is ranked 2nd out of 201 districts and has a 5-star rating. This suggests that the overall quality and resources of the school district may contribute to the performance of individual schools.

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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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