RATINGS
District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


Top 5 Schools in This District
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Pickens County School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
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College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in Pickens county school district at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
ACADEMICS
District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS
Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

ACADEMICS
Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT
Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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District Finances
How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Pickens County School District
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Parent / Guardian
April 14, 2021
I witnessed a great deal of racism and the severity of corporal punishment was determined by race factors. Even so, I never saw a single person question these decisions or complain about them.
Review for Gordo High School
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 29, 2017
Terrible school. Has been on the verge of shutting down due to its low GPA and ACTs.
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 29, 2017
Amazing place to be. Helpful staff, friendly students, and a great learning enviornment.
Review for Gordo High School