The following FAQs offer quick and easy insight into how Pike County’s 9th Grade Academy operates. To learn more about our school curriculum and operations, visit our about page and our portrait of a graduate page. You can also download our mobile app for automated updates and view our news bulletin for recent activities at the schools.
The Pike County School system was founded in the mid-1900s as one of the first major public school systems in South Georgia. Today, Pike County boasts a student population of over 3,500 a graduation rate of over 95%, and one of the most successful public Pre-K to 12th Grade curriculums in the country.
The Pike County district’s school operations are managed by the Superintendent, while long-term financial and strategy-related decisions are overseen by the Pike County Board of Directors. At 9th Grade Academy, daily oversight is managed by the school principal, and individual classes and curriculums are taught by our professional team of administrators.
At our 9th Grade Academy, the teacher-student ratio is approximately 1:9, which is slightly higher than the ratio across other pike county schools. We serve over 280 students with the help of ~30 teachers and educational professionals.
You can check our social media pages, follow our blog, or download our mobile app to receive regular and automated alerts about our school system. We regularly post school news, grades, health and safety alerts, and dates for meetings, plays, awards, and sporting events on each of these channels. For a list of upcoming school events, you can check our calendar.