Alcovy High School

Tel: (770)784-4995
Grades: 9-12

1,952 students

Alcovy High School serves 1,952 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Alcovy High School operates within the Newton County School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1952 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,952 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Students by Grade Alcovy High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 17:1 15:1
Alcovy High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Black
50%
37%
White
41%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Alcovy High School Sch Ethnicity Alcovy 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.
0.58 0.40
Alcovy High School Diversity Score (2007-2013)
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.
51%
51%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,936 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Newton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
6
Number of Students Managed 20,936 3,449
Newton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 66%
Newton County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $195 MM $34 MM
Newton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $210 MM $36 MM
Newton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,112 $9,939
Newton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,883 $10,367
Newton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Jasper County High School (10 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Creek Middle School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heard-mixon Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CovingtonHeard-mixon Elementary School
    14110 Hwy 36
    CovingtonGA 30014
    (770)784-2980
    0.5 mi | 473 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CovingtonRocky Plains Elementary School
    5300 Hwy 162 South
    CovingtonGA 30016
    (770)784-4987
    3.4 mi | 752 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • McdonoughRock Spring Elementary School
    1550 Stroud Rd
    McdonoughGA 30252
    (770)957-6851
    7.9 mi | 624 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CovingtonEast Newton Elementary School
    2286 Dixie Rd
    CovingtonGA 30014
    (770)784-2973
    8.4 mi | 563 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MansfieldMansfield Elementary School
    45 East Third Ave
    MansfieldGA 30055
    (770)784-2948
    8.9 mi | 483 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Covington, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Covington is Covington Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.