Walton High School

1590 Bill Murdock Rd,

Marietta, GA, 30062-5953

Tel: (770)578-3225
Grades: 9-12

2,636 students

Walton High School serves 2,636 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 145 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
Walton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 145 teachers
Walton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Walton 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 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Walton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
15%
3%
Walton High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Walton High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
6%
37%
Walton High School Black (1994-2012)
White
71%
44%
Walton High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Walton High School Sch Ethnicity Walton 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.
0.47 0.66
Walton 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.
5%
51%
Walton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
1%
7%
Walton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,433 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
5
Number of Students Managed 112,433 3,298
Cobb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 66%
Cobb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb County 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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Marietta Dodgen Middle School
    1725 Bill Murdock Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)578-2726
    0.2  mi  |  1179  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Marietta East Side Elementary School
    3850 Roswell Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)578-7200
    0.8  mi  |  1080  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta Mount Bethel Elementary School
    1210 Johnson Ferry Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30068
    (770)578-7248
    1.5  mi  |  991  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta Murdock Elementary School
    2320 Murdock Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)509-5071
    1.8  mi  |  818  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hightower Trail Middle School
    3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)578-7225
    1.9  mi  |  968  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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