Appling County High School

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Appling County High School
Appling County Comprehensive High School
482 Blackshear Highway
Baxley, Georgia 31513
School type Public High School
Denomination Appling County School District
Principal Gene A. Starr Jr.
Teaching staff 70[1]
Grades 9 – 12
Gender Co-ed
Number of students 941
School color(s) Red, black, and white
Athletics 2012 Class AA State Champions - Baseball;
2011 Class AA Final Four - Football
Sports Softball, wrestling, tennis, golf, football, baseball, track, cross-country
Mascot Pirate
Team name Pirates
Rival Jeff Davis and Wayne County High School
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Average ACT scores 18[1]

Appling County High School (also known as Appling County Comprehensive High School) is a high school in Baxley, Appling County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Appling County School District.

It has approximately 1,000 students and 70 teachers in grades 9-12. The students are 66% white, 30% African-American, and 4% Hispanic. 62% of the school's students are eligible for free lunch, above the state average of 50%.[1]


The average ACT score at Appling County was 18, lower than the Georgia state average of 20 and the national average of 21.[1]

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  2. ^ Rode, Nathan. "Draft: Buxton's Tools Put Baxley On The Draft Map". Retrieved May 16, 2012. 

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Coordinates: 31°45′48″N 82°21′17″W / 31.76346°N 82.35460°W / 31.76346; -82.35460