Pope High School

Pope High School serves 1,762 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Pope 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 1762 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,762 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less 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
Asian
6%
3%
Hispanic
5%
13%
Black
8%
37%
White
80%
44%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.35 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.
8%
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.
2%
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 Lassiter High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hightower Trail Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shallowford Falls Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marietta Hightower Trail Middle School
    3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-7225
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 991 students                      
  • MariettaShallowford Falls Elementary School
    3529 Lassiter Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)642-5610
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 648 students                      
  • MariettaMountain View Elementary School
    3448 Sandy Plains Rd
    MariettaGA 30066
    (770)578-7265
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 832 students                      
  • MariettaMurdock Elementary School
    2320 Murdock Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)509-5071
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 817 students                      
  • Marietta Tritt Elementary School
    4435 Post Oak Tritt Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)642-5630
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 906 students                      

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