Irwin County High School in Ocilla, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    443
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    58 3.9
  • Ranking

Irwin County High School is a public school in Ocilla, Georgia. It has 443 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 82% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 58 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

149 Chieftain Circle
Ocilla, GA 31774
(229) 468-9421

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 58 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Within my first month of attending ICHS there was a tornado watch, in which we spent half of the day in the hallway. After that there was a school shooting scare. I did not feel scared because the school had police agencies from every surrounding county guarding the school. With all of this excitement I was a little nervous, but I never felt unsafe. ICHS has been the safest school I have ever attended, even with the scares.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: At ICHS there are tons of clubs and organizations to get involved in. Most of our clubs are very well known within the state of Georgia, and also the country. FFA is probably the most popular club. While I am not in FFA I do know they are very well known for their excellence in agriculture. FCCLA is also a very popular and well known club. TSA, a club I am actually a part of, is also a popular club. The diversity in the club is great. We have kids that you would expect to be in the club, meaning the honors class kids, but also people that are mostly ag oriented are in the club. Club experiences at ICHS are the best.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Irwin County High School excels at not only academics, but also sports. In the last two years our football team has made it to the state championship and our girl's tennis team has made it to state and actually won last year. It is exciting to see so many fellow students do well on and off the field. The experiences I have had at Irwin County High School have definitely been the most exciting! If I had to chance to start over I would want to go to ICHS all throughout my primary schooling.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: I have been to four different school systems throughout my primary schooling. The teachers at Irwin County High School are by far the most supportive. The teachers care about my education and want me to succeed. I have had the best experience with teachers at this school and appreciate all they do to help my fellow class mates and me.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Some teachers will help you as long as you help yourself.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 Irwin County Elementary School Public
2.33 Fitzgerald High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
Coffee County Career Academy 23 mi. 223
3.00 Turner County High School 25 mi. 381
3.00 Wilcox County High School 28 mi. 342
2.66 Atkinson County High School 29 mi. 465
2.66 Lanier County High School 39 mi. 387

Around Irwin County High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Irwin County High School United States Atkinson County High School Coffee County Career Academy Lanier County High School Turner County High School Wilcox County High School
White 65.0% 51.0% 47.0% 54.0% 64.0% 38.0% 53.0%
African American 28.0% 15.0% 19.0% 28.0% 27.0% 55.0% 41.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 33.0% 13.0% 5.0% 4.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.5%
Grade 10 26.0%
Grade 11 24.2%
Grade 12 19.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 75% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 31% Small School
  • 28% Teachers
  • 14% Well taken care of
  • 14% Strong sense of belonging.
  • 7% Quiet
  • 7% Wonderful just wonderful

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 29% School Lunch
  • 21% Little funds
  • 21% Bathrooms
  • 21% Rude Students
  • 7% Too much emphasis on sports.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 9 responses

  • 67% We treat each other like family.
  • 33% Teachers are easy to speak with.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% Loving and caring faculty and staff.
  • 25% I love this school!
  • 12% The community this school is in is somewhat caddy.

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 86% Relax and get to know your teachers.
  • 14% Focus, you only have four years.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 29% I love everything about this school.
  • 71% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.