Apalachee High School

Apalachee High School serves 1,624 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Apalachee High School operates within the Barrow County School District.
Barrow County School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1624 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,624 students
Apalachee High School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Apalachee High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Apalachee High School Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade Apalachee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Apalachee High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
5%
4%
Apalachee High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
14%
13%
Apalachee High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
13%
37%
Apalachee High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
66%
43%
Apalachee High School White Students (2002-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Apalachee High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.40
Apalachee High School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
56%
Apalachee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Apalachee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

Barrow County School District's student population of 13,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 58% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,210 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,875 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Barrow County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 13,165 3,213
Barrow County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 69%
Barrow County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2014)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $36 MM
Barrow County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $111 MM $34 MM
Barrow County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,210 $10,365
Barrow County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,875 $9,935
Barrow County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is College And Career Preparatory Academy (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Haymon-morris Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yargo Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WinderHaymon-morris Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 714 students
    0.3 miles
    1008 Haymon Morris Rd
    WinderGA 30680
    (678)963-0602
    0.36-8714
  • WinderYargo Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 765 students
    0.3 miles
    1000 Haymon Morris Rd
    WinderGA 30680
    (770)867-1147
    0.3PK-5765
  • WinderKennedy Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 806 students
    2.3 miles
    200 Matthews School Rd
    WinderGA 30680
    (770)867-3182
    2.3PK-5806
  • WinderWestside Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 686 students
    2.3 miles
    240 Matthews School Rd
    WinderGA 30680
    (770)307-2972
    2.36-8686
  • BethlehemCollege And Career Preparatory Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 176 students
    3.7 miles
    54 Star St West
    BethlehemGA 30620
    (770)868-1072
    3.79-12176

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