Hart County High School

59 Fifth St,

Hartwell, GA, 30643-2108

Tel: (706)376-5461
Grades: 9-12

941 students

Hart County High School serves 941 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Hart County High School operates within the Hart County School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 941 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 941 students
Hart County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Hart County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hart County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 16:1 15:1
Hart County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hart County High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Hart County High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
24%
37%
Hart County High School Black (1994-2012)
White
67%
44%
Hart County High School White (1994-2012)
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.
0.49 0.66
Hart County 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.
48%
51%
Hart County 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.
7%
7%
Hart County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,398 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 58% over five years.
School District Name Hart County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 3,398 3,298
Hart County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 66%
Hart County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $34 MM
Hart County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $35 MM $36 MM
Hart County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,217 $9,939
Hart County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,746 $10,367
Hart 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 Hart County Academy (3.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hart County Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Hart Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hartwell Hart County Middle School
    176 Powell Rd
    Hartwell , GA , 30643
    (706)376-5431
    0.3  mi  |  750  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hartwell South Hart Elementary School
    121 East And M Dairy Rd
    Hartwell , GA , 30643
    (706)856-7383
    0.4  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hartwell Hartwell Elementary School
    147 South College Ave
    Hartwell , GA , 30643
    (706)376-4425
    0.4  mi  |  535  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hartwell Hart County Academy
    Alternative School
    59 Fifth St
    Hartwell , GA , 30643
    (706)856-7241
    Alternative School
    3.8  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Bowersville North Hart Elementary School
    124 Ankerich Rd
    Bowersville , GA , 30516
    (706)856-7369
    6.2  mi  |  606  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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