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Furlow Charter School (leave a review)
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+1 (229) 931-8538

300 Cherokee St

Americus, Georgia


About Furlow Charter School
Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Furlow Charter School is one of 8 schools in the Sumter County district of Georgia.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 400 students - compared to other schools in Georgia, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Furlow Charter School 400$6,777150.62
Americus Sumter High School (Old Americus-Sumter HS S) (1.28 miles) 1001$8,59118$49,6190.37
Americus Sumter 9th Grade Academy (1.48 miles) 306$12,08012$46,8420.38
Sumter County Early Learning Center (1.78 miles) 560$9,50117$47,2390.47
Sumter County Elementary School (2.93 miles) 626$8,86014$43,6730.40
Sumter County Middle School (3.2 miles) 605$8,65114$45,5350.34

Furlow Charter School

Number of pupils400
Funding per pupil$6,777
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.62

Americus Sumter High School (Old Americus-Sumter HS S) (1.28 miles)

Number of pupils1001
Funding per pupil$8,591
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$49,619
Diversity index0.37

Americus Sumter 9th Grade Academy (1.48 miles)

Number of pupils306
Funding per pupil$12,080
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$46,842
Diversity index0.38

Sumter County Early Learning Center (1.78 miles)

Number of pupils560
Funding per pupil$9,501
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$47,239
Diversity index0.47

Sumter County Elementary School (2.93 miles)

Number of pupils626
Funding per pupil$8,860
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$43,673
Diversity index0.40

Sumter County Middle School (3.2 miles)

Number of pupils605
Funding per pupil$8,651
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$45,535
Diversity index0.34
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Rankings within Georgia
There are 2,335 schools in Georgia. Rankings don't always go up to 2,335 because some schools have missing data.
1953rdlargest school
2003rdhighest number of FTE teachers
1210thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
235thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1545thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
445thhighest diversity index
1492ndhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade: 4.5 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

6th Grade - 8th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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