Apalachee High School

Apalachee High School serves 1,680 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Apalachee High School operates within the Barrow County School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is equal to the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1680 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,680 students
Apalachee High School Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Apalachee High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Apalachee High School Students 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 15:1
Apalachee High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
Apalachee High School Asian (2001-2013)
Hispanic
13%
13%
Apalachee High School Hispanic (2001-2013)
Black
14%
37%
Apalachee High School Black (2001-2013)
White
66%
44%
Apalachee High School White (2001-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Apalachee High School Sch Ethnicity Apalachee 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.
0.53 0.40
Apalachee High School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
45%
52%
Apalachee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Apalachee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,031 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Barrow County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 13,031 3,197
Barrow County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 66% 66%
Barrow County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $34 MM
District Spending $116 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,493 $9,939
Barrow County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,297 $10,367
Barrow 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 College And Career Preparatory Academy (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Haymon-morris Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yargo Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WinderHaymon-morris Middle School
    1008 Haymon Morris Rd
    WinderGA 30680
    (678)963-0602
    0.5 mi | 676 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WinderYargo Elementary School
    1000 Haymon Morris Rd
    WinderGA 30680
    (770)867-1147
    0.5 mi | 718 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WinderKennedy Elementary School
    200 Matthews School Rd
    WinderGA 30680
    (770)867-3182
    2.7 mi | 794 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WinderWestside Middle School
    240 Matthews School Rd
    WinderGA 30680
    (770)307-2972
    2.7 mi | 674 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DaculaHarbins Elementary School
    3550 New Hope Rd
    DaculaGA 30019
    (770)682-4270
    3.7 mi | 850 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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