Walton High School

Walton High School serves 2,636 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Walton High School operates within the Cobb County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 2636 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,636 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 137 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 19:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
15%
3%
Hispanic
4%
13%
Black
7%
37%
White
71%
44%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.47 0.40
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.
5%
52%
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.
1%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 114,317 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,375 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,180 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
116
5
Number of Students Managed 114,317 3,197
Graduation Rate 78% 66%
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
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 Pope High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dodgen Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Side Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MariettaDodgen Middle School
    1725 Bill Murdock Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-2726
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1188 students                      
  • MariettaEast Side Elementary School
    3850 Roswell Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-7200
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1196 students                      
  • MariettaMount Bethel Elementary School
    1210 Johnson Ferry Rd
    MariettaGA 30068
    (770)578-7248
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 985 students                      
  • MariettaMurdock Elementary School
    2320 Murdock Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)509-5071
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 817 students                      
  • Marietta Hightower Trail Middle School
    3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-7225
    1.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 991 students                      

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