Towns County High School

Towns County High School serves 324 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 American Indian and Asian), 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 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 324 students
Towns County High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Towns County High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Towns County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Towns County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Towns County High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Towns County High School Hispanic (2004-2011)
Black
n/a
37%
White
97%
44%
Towns County High School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Towns County High School Sch Ethnicity Towns County High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.66
Towns County High School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
35%
51%
Towns County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
12%
7%
Towns County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,835 students has grown by 57% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 35% has decreased from 41% over five years.
School District Name Towns County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
5
Number of Students Managed 1,835 3,298
Towns County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 35% 66%
Towns County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $34 MM
Towns County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $36 MM
Towns County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,524 $9,939
Towns County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,471 $10,367
Towns County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Hiawassee Towns County Middle School
    1400 Hwy 76 East
    Hiawassee , GA , 30546
    (706)896-4131
    0  mi  |  289  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hiawassee Towns County Elementary School
    1150 Konahetah Rd
    Hiawassee , GA , 30546
    (706)896-4131
    0.2  mi  |  511  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hayesville Hayesville High School
    205 Yellow Jacket Dr
    Hayesville , NC , 28904
    (828)389-6532
    8.7  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hayesville Hayesville Middle School
    135 School Dr
    Hayesville , NC , 28904
    (828)389-9924
    8.7  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Hayesville Hayesville Elementary School
    72 Elementary School Dr
    Hayesville , NC , 28904
    (828)389-8586
    8.8  mi  |  602  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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