Oconee County


The Oconee County School District is a high-performing district in Georgia, with 11 public schools serving grades pre-K through 12. The district is ranked 2nd out of 201 school districts in the state and is rated 5 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger. Several schools within the district stand out as top performers, including North Oconee High School, which is the top-ranked high school in the district and 6th out of 442 high schools in Georgia, and Malcom Bridge Middle School, the top-ranked middle school in the district and 17th out of 577 middle schools in the state.

The district's academic performance is exceptional, with the Oconee County School District as a whole outperforming the state of Georgia on Milestones Assessment tests. Standout elementary schools include Rocky Branch Elementary School, which is the top-ranked elementary school in the district and 36th out of 1,242 elementary schools in Georgia. The district also boasts high graduation rates, with North Oconee High School and Oconee County High School both having four-year graduation rates above 97%.

While the district as a whole is high-performing, there are some notable differences between the schools in terms of student demographics and resource allocation. The percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch varies from 7.56% at Rocky Branch Elementary School to 18% at Oconee County Primary School, suggesting potential differences in the socioeconomic backgrounds of the student populations. Additionally, the spending per student ranges from $7,712 at Malcom Bridge Middle School to $10,990 at Oconee County Elementary School.

District Detail

 34 School Street
Watkinsville, GA 30677

 (706) 769-5130

SchoolDigger Rank:
2nd of 201 Georgia districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 8,531

Primary Schools: 7
Middle Schools: 3
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0

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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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