School System Overview

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Total employees: 3,100

1,700 certified employees (25% with 20-plus years experience; 65% with a Master’s Degree or higher) 1,400 classified employees (including school nurses, cafeteria, transportation, technology, and others)

Transportation - 281 buses routes transporting 15,000 students daily
Average daily travel - 15,000 miles; 2,700,000 miles annually
School Nutrition - 29 cafeterias serving 4,000 breakfasts daily and 14,000 lunches daily; 3,240,000 total meals annually2010-11 Budget
Operational Budget (2010-11) - $165,674,469
Per-Pupil Expenditure (2010-11) - $7,783.46
Millage rate (FY 2010-11) - 18.59 mills (0 mills for bonded debt)
The Board of Education has maintained this rate since 2004

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System-wide AdvancED (SACS) 5-year Accreditations achieved in 2006 and 2011
$5,800,000 in scholarships awarded to our high school graduates in 2011
3 Georgia Teachers of the Year and 14 finalists for state TOTY
4 Georgia Schools of Excellence in 4 years (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
The Centre for Performing and Visual Arts, serving all schools with
art galleries, recital and state-of-the-art performance space
100% of schools meeting Adequate Yearly Progress in 2009-10
2010 SAT Coweta County - 1503; Georgia - 1453; US - 1509   
2010 SAT (Math and Verbal): Coweta County - 1020; Georgia - 978; US - 1017
Georgia School Board Association Board of Distinction
2009 State Recognition for Students Meeting/Exceeding Standards
(2 Bronze award-winning schools)
2010 State Recognition for Students Meeting/Exceeding Standards
(1 Gold award-winning school, 3 Bronze award-winning schools)
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Fast facts:

31 Schools: 19 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 3 traditional high schools, 1 career academy charter high school, 1 middle and 1 high school alternative program.

Enrollment: Approximately 22,500 students.

Growth: 1.8% annually (from 2008-2011); 4.1% annually (from 1990-2007). Approximately 6,000 students were added to enrollment in the last ten years, from 16,800 in 2001 to 22,500 in 2011. Even during recent slower-growth periods, enrollment grew by 1,200 students 2007-2010. The highest portion of growth during those years has been among the high-school-age population.

Low Pupil-Teacher ratio compared to state maximums
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Centre for Performing and Visual Arts
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