Pope High School

Pope High School serves 1,734 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% 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 1734 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,734 students
Pope High School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Students by Grade Pope 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 0.37 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 18:1 15:1
Asian
6%
3%
Hispanic
5%
12%
Black
7%
37%
White
79%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Pope High School Sch Ethnicity Pope 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.
0.37 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%
51%
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 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
6
Number of Students Managed 112,433 3,449
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: 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 Students Grades
  • MariettaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hightower Trail Middle School
    3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-7225
    0.9 mi | 968 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MariettaShallowford Falls Elementary School
    3529 Lassiter Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)642-5610
    1.1 mi | 658 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MariettaMountain View Elementary School
    3448 Sandy Plains Rd
    MariettaGA 30066
    (770)578-7265
    1.1 mi | 841 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MariettaMurdock Elementary School
    2320 Murdock Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)509-5071
    1.3 mi | 818 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MariettaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Tritt Elementary School
    4435 Post Oak Tritt Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)642-5630
    1.7 mi | 898 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Marietta, 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 0.50, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Marietta is Marietta Center For Advanced Academics. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.