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Screven County High School

Public | 9-12 | 707 students

 

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Posted October 28, 2008

We may not have the most top rated school, but we have some great teachers and administrators. As parents, we must stay involved with our students and become a fixation in their day to day activities. It is our duty as a parent to disicipline with love, teach values, honesty, and work ethics. Our children can become more productive with our assistance. There is nothing wrong with SCHS. The problems exist because the community is not working as a unit to get a grip on existing issues . My son is graduating this year. I am so glad that I raised him with lots of love and direction. Nowadays we have to start teaching early. We must remain parents always and not best friends. must
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

169 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2011.

165 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 93% in 2011.

170 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
94%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 80% in 2011.

168 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
84%
Scale: % at or above passing

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 95% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) to students in grade 11. The GHSWT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass the GHSWT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

9th Grade Literature

The state average for 9th Grade Literature was 86% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
73%
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 30% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
American Literature

The state average for American Literature was 91% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
80%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
66%
Coordinate Algebra

The state average for Coordinate Algebra was 37% in 2013.

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%
Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
33%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 29% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
68%
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 59% in 2013.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
39%
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 83% in 2013.

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
72%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) in 9th grade math levels 1 and 2, biology, United States history, physical science, American literature and economics. The EOCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 50% 37%
White 48% 44%
Hispanic 1% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Brett Warren
Fax number
  • (912) 564-5521

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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110 Halcyondale Rd
Sylvania, GA 30467
Phone: (912) 564-7836

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