Towns County High School

Towns County High School serves 350 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Towns County High School operates within the Towns County School District.
The school district's 35% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 350 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 350 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
13%
White
97%
44%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.06 0.40
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.
40%
52%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,833 students has grown by 54% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 35% has decreased from 44% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,524 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,471 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 62% over four years.
School District Name Towns County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
5
Number of Students Managed 1,833 3,197
Graduation Rate 35% 66%
District Total Revenue $13 MM $34 MM
District Spending $15 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,524 $9,939
District Spending / Student $12,471 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hayesville High School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Towns County Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Towns County Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HiawasseeTowns County Middle School
    1400 Hwy 76 East
    HiawasseeGA 30546
    (706)896-4131
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 295 students                      
  • HiawasseeTowns County Elementary School
    1150 Konahetah Rd
    HiawasseeGA 30546
    (706)896-4131
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 481 students                      
  • HayesvilleHayesville High School
    205 Yellow Jacket Dr
    HayesvilleNC 28904
    (828)389-6532
    8.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 387 students                      
  • HayesvilleHayesville Middle School
    135 School Dr
    HayesvilleNC 28904
    (828)389-9924
    8.7 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 436 students                      
  • HayesvilleHayesville Elementary School
    72 Elementary School Dr
    HayesvilleNC 28904
    (828)389-8586
    8.8 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 563 students                      

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