Turner County Specialty School is located in Ashburn, GA and is one of 4 schools in Turner County School District. It is a alt. school that serves 161 students in grades 6-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Turner County Specialty School's test results to learn more about school performance.
My son attends tbe Pre-K program at the specialty school. I am very impressed with the things he is learning. He has a huge vocabulary and he often comes home very excited about the things they have done. He has two great teachers and the administrator is very caring and helpful. Turner Co. Pre K Rocks!!
by a Parent
on Jan 12, 2012
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In 2011, Turner County Specialty School had 82% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Georgia had 57% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Turner County spends $11,038 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 36% on support services, 7% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Turner County District
In 2011, Turner County Specialty School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Georgia average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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