Howard High School

Howard High School serves 1,158 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Howard High School operates within the Bibb County School District.
The school district's 49% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1158 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,158 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Students by Grade Howard High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 15:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
1%
12%
Black
54%
37%
White
38%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Howard High School Sch Ethnicity Howard 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.
0.57 0.40
Howard High School Diversity Score (2009-2013)
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.
49%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,588 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Bibb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
6
Number of Students Managed 28,588 3,449
Graduation Rate 49% 66%
Bibb County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $34 MM
Bibb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $297 MM $36 MM
Bibb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,488 $9,939
Bibb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,911 $10,367
Bibb 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 Westside High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Howard Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carter Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MaconHoward Middle School
    6600 Forsyth Rd
    MaconGA 31210
    (478)779-3454
    0 mi | 1013 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MaconCarter Elementary School
    5910 Zebulon Rd
    MaconGA 31210
    (478)471-5440
    1.7 mi | 562 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MaconSpringdale Elementary School
    4965 Northside Dr
    MaconGA 31210
    (478)471-5419
    2.9 mi | 659 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MaconHeritage Elementary School
    6050 Thomaston Rd
    MaconGA 31220
    (478)779-4715
    4 mi | 762 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MaconLane Elementary School
    990 Newport Rd
    MaconGA 31210
    (478)471-5416
    4.3 mi | 535 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Macon, 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 0.29, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Macon is Porter Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.