Glynn County School System, Georgia

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Glynn County School System
Glynn County, Georgia
Glynn County School System logo.png
District Profile
Superintendent:Howard Mann
Enrollment:12,743 students
Graduation rate:86.6%[1]
Number of schools:22
Budget: $164.6 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Hank B. Yeargan
Board members:7
Term length:4
Glynn County School System is a school district in Georgia that serves Glynn County. It is the 29th-largest school district in Georgia, serving 12,743 students in 22 schools during the 2013-2014 school year with an operating budget of $164.6 million.[2]

About the district

Glynn County School System is located in Glynn County, Georgia
Glynn County School System is located in Glynn County, Georgia. The county seat of Glynn County is Brunswick. Glynn County is home to 79,626 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1]

Demographics

Glynn County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Georgia in terms of higher education achievement and overperformed in terms of median household income in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 25.8 percent of Glynn County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 27.8 percent for Georgia as a whole. The median household income in Glynn County was $49,986 compared to $49,604 for the state of Georgia. The poverty rate in Glynn County was 17.7 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Glynn County (%) Georgia (%)
White 69.7 62.8
Black or African American 26.5 31.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5 0.5
Asian 1.4 3.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.1
Two or More Races 1.7 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 6.5 9.2

Presidential Voting Pattern[3]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%) Other Vote (%)
2012 36.1 63.1 0.8
2008 38.0 61.4 0.6
2004 32.4 67.2 0.4
2000 34.9 64.5 0.6

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[4]

Superintendent

The superintendent of Glynn County School System is Howard Mann, who was appointed to the position in 2009. He had previously been serving as the district's interim superintendent. His annual salary is $169,500 plus benefits. Mann replaced Superintendent Michael Bull, who was fired from the district for using a district BlackBerry to solicit sex over the internet.[5]

School board

The Glynn County Board of Education is a partisan board that consists of seven members elected to four-year terms. Two members serve at-large and five by geographic district.[6]

Glynn County Board of Education
Member District Party Affiliation Term Ends
Ingrid Metz District 1 Republican 2016
Millard Allen District 2 Republican 2014
John Madala District 3 Republican 2016
Hank B. Yeargan District 4 Republican 2014
Venus Holmes District 5 Democratic 2016
Mike Hulsey At-large Republican 2014
Jerry Mancil At-large Republican 2016

School board elections

See also: Glynn County School System elections (2014)

Members of the board are elected to four-year terms on a staggered basis. Three seats were up for election on November 4, 2014. Four seats will be on the ballot in November 2016.

Public participation in board meetings

The board maintains the following policy regarding public participation in board meetings last revised in 2006:

Meetings of the Board of Education are held to conduct the affairs and business of the school system. Although these meetings are not meetings of the public, the public is invited to attend all meetings and members of the public are invited to address the Board at appropriate times and in accordance with procedures established by the Board or the Superintendent.


The Board of Education will also conduct public hearings on specific issues where it determines that the need exists.

The Superintendent shall make available at all meetings of the Board procedures allowing members of the public to address the Board on issues of concern. These procedures shall also be available at the offices of the school district and shall be given, upon request, to anyone requesting a copy.

All presentations to the Board are to be brief and are intended for the Board to hear comments or concerns without taking action.[7]

—Glynn County School System's website, (2006), [8]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for Glynn County School System:[2][9][10]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2011-2012 $86,932,974 77.4% $3,853,130 3.4% $9,764,263 8.7% $0 0% $11,829,935 10.5% $112,380,302
2012-2013 $89,114,319 82.2% $4,009,281 3.7% $9,998,831 9.2% $0 0% $5,227,935 4.8% $108,350,366
2013-2014 $78,767,200 47.1% $15,758,100 9.4% $23,598,600 14.1% $11,117,700 6.7% $37,841,200 22.6% $167,082,800
2014-2015 $85,399,700 51.9% $16,503,900 10% $24,078,200 14.6% $13,826,200 8.4% $24,827,800 15.1% $164,635,800
Averages: $85,053,548.25 62% $10,031,102.75 7% $16,859,973.5 12% $6,235,975 5% $19,931,717.5 14% $138,112,317

Teacher salaries

Glynn County teacher salaries are based on years of service and teacher certification. A teacher can earn higher salaries by pursuing various teaching certifications. The salary schedule also accounts for experience by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries depending on years of service. The following table details the salary schedule set forth by the Georgia Department of Education:[11]

Salary structure
Years of experience Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
0-2 years 31,586 48,213
3-5 years 32,505 52,683
6-8 years 35,550 58,974
9-10 years 38,847 60,743
11-12 years 40,012 62,565
13-14 years 41,212 64,442
15-16 years 42,448 66,375
17-18 years 43,721 68,366
19-20 years 45,033 70,417
21+ years 46,384 72,530

Schools in Glynn County School System

Enrollment

The district served 12,743 students during the 2013-2014 school year. The district experienced a 1.2 percent increase in enrollment between 2008 and 2014. The following chart details enrollment in the district between 2008 and 2014:[12]

Total enrollment
Year Enrollment Year-to-year change (%)
2008-2009 12,597 N/A
2009-2010 12,633 0.3
2010-2011 12,834 1.6
2011-2012 12,556 -2.2
2012-2013 12,616 0.5
2013-2014 12,743 1.0

District schools

Glynn County School System operates 22 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[13]

Glynn County School System Schools
School Name
Altama Elementary School
Brunswick High School
Burroughs-Molette Elementary School
C.B. Greer Elementary School
Coastal Education High School
FACES Prekindergarten Center
Glyndale Elementary School
Glynn Academy
Glynn Middle School
Golden Isles Elementary School
Golden Isles Career Academy
Goodyear Elementary School
Jackson Learning Center
Jane Macon Middle School
Leaps and Bounds
Morningstar Academy
Needwood Middle School
Oglethorpe Point Elementary School
Risley Middle School
St. Simons Elementary School
Satilla Marsh Elementary School
Sterling Elementary School

Academic performance

The Georgia Department of Education administers annual tests to students in grades three through eight called the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT). These tests assess the proficiency of district students in five academic subjects including reading, English language arts (ELA), math, science and social studies. The CRCTs are designed to measure progress by students in topics covered by the Common Core State Standards. A student meets state proficiency goals with a score of 800 and exceeds state proficiency goals with a score of 850 or higher. The following tables detail the percentage of students who met or exceeded proficiency levels on the CRCTs during the 2013-2014 school year:[14][15]

CRCT Scores, Grades 3-5, 2013-2014[15]
Grade Subject District meets/exceeds standard (%)
3 Reading 90.9
3 ELA 88.5
3 Math 83.0
3 Science 72.6
3 Social Science 83.7
4 Reading 89.5
4 ELA 84.9
4 Math 81.3
4 Science 76.2
4 Social Science 76.3
5 Reading 93.9
5 ELA 92.8
5 Math 87.9
5 Science 81.8
5 Social Science 81.6

CRCT Scores, Grades 6-8, 2013-2014[15]
Grade Subject District meets/exceeds standard (%)
6 Reading 98.4
6 ELA 92.2
6 Math 89.1
6 Science 75.0
6 Social Science 80.8
7 Reading 93.7
7 ELA 92.5
7 Math 87.7
7 Science 85.4
7 Social Science 77.7
8 Reading 97.5
8 ELA 95.1
8 Math 82.9
8 Science 81.2
8 Social Science 81.5

Contact information

Glynn County School System logo.png
Glynn County School System
1313 Egmont Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone: (912) 267-4100

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