Southeast Whitfield County High School

1954 Riverbend Rd,

Dalton, GA, 30721-5517

Tel: (706)226-2753
Grades: 9-12

1,240 students

Southeast Whitfield County High School serves 1,240 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Southeast Whitfield County High School operates within the Whitfield County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1240 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,240 students
Southeast Whitfield County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Southeast Whitfield County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southeast Whitfield County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Southeast Whitfield County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Southeast Whitfield County High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
53%
12%
Southeast Whitfield County High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
1%
37%
Southeast Whitfield County High School Black (1994-2012)
White
41%
44%
Southeast Whitfield County High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southeast Whitfield County High School Sch Ethnicity Southeast Whitfield County 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.
0.55 0.83
Southeast Whitfield 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.
62%
51%
Southeast Whitfield 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.
11%
7%
Southeast Whitfield County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,273 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Whitfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
6
Number of Students Managed 13,273 3,449
Whitfield County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 66%
Whitfield County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $134 MM $34 MM
Whitfield County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $152 MM $36 MM
Whitfield County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,964 $9,939
Whitfield County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,328 $10,367
Whitfield 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 Phoenix High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eastbrook Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Antioch Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dalton Antioch Elementary School
    1819 Riverbend Rd
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)278-7550
    0.4  mi  |  564  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dalton Eastbrook Middle School
    700 Hill Rd
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)278-6135
    2.2  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dalton Eastside Elementary School
    102 Hill Rd
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)278-3074
    3  mi  |  524  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dalton Phoenix High School
    2300 Maddox Chapel Rd Ne
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)876-3600
    3.1  mi  |  205  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dalton Brookwood Elementary School
    501 Central Ave
    Dalton , GA , 30720
    (706)278-9202
    3.4  mi  |  606  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Dalton, 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 0.56, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Dalton is Westwood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.