Cartersville High School

Cartersville High School serves 1,102 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Cartersville High School operates within the Cartersville City School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1102 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,102 students
Cartersville High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Cartersville High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cartersville High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Cartersville High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Cartersville High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
12%
12%
Cartersville High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
23%
37%
Cartersville High School Black (1994-2012)
White
59%
44%
Cartersville High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cartersville High School Sch Ethnicity Cartersville 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.
0.59 0.83
Cartersville High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
39%
51%
Cartersville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Cartersville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,165 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Cartersville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 4,165 3,256
Cartersville City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 66%
Cartersville City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $44 MM n/a
Cartersville City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $40 MM n/a
Cartersville City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,060 $0
Cartersville City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,089 $0
Cartersville City 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 New Cass High School (4.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cartersville Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cartersville Primary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cartersville Cartersville Primary School
    315 Etowah Dr
    Cartersville , GA , 30120
    (770)382-1733
    1.1  mi  |  1129  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Cartersville Cartersville Elementary School
    340 Old Mill Rd
    Cartersville , GA , 30120
    (770)382-0983
    1.6  mi  |  995  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Cartersville Cloverleaf Elementary School
    71 West Felton Rd
    Cartersville , GA , 30120
    (770)606-5847
    2.1  mi  |  728  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cartersville Cartersville Middle School
    825 Douthit Ferry Rd
    Cartersville , GA , 30120
    (770)382-3666
    2.8  mi  |  939  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Emerson Emerson Elementary School
    54 7th St
    Emerson , GA , 30137
    (770)606-5848
    3.6  mi  |  401  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Cartersville, 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 0.51, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Cartersville is Cartersville Primary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.