Northwest Whitfield County High School

1651 Tunnel Hill Varnell Rd

Tunnel Hill, GA 30755-9247

Grades: 9-12

1,318 students

Northwest Whitfield County High School serves 1,318 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Northwest 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 1318 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,318 students
Northwest Whitfield County High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Northwest Whitfield County High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Northwest Whitfield County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more 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
Northwest Whitfield County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Asian Students (2000-2013)
Hispanic
22%
13%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
3%
37%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
71%
44%
Northwest Whitfield County High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Northwest Whitfield County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.45 0.40
Northwest Whitfield County High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
42%
52%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,512 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,964 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,328 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Whitfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
5
Number of Students Managed 13,512 3,197
Whitfield County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 74% 66%
Whitfield County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $134 MM $34 MM
Whitfield County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $152 MM $36 MM
Whitfield County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,964 $9,939
Whitfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,328 $10,367
Whitfield County School District 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 Coahulla Creek High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Hope Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Hope Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DaltonNew Hope Middle School
    1325 New Hope Rd Nw
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)673-2295
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 581 students                      
  • DaltonNew Hope Elementary School
    1175 New Hope Rd Nw
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)673-3180
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 603 students                      
  • DaltonNorth Whitfield Middle School
    3264 Cleveland Rd
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)259-3381
    3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 861 students                      
  • DaltonVarnell Elementary School
    3900 Cleveland Rd
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)694-3471
    3.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 486 students                      
  • Tunnel Hill Tunnel Hill Elementary School
    203 East School St
    Tunnel HillGA 30755
    (706)673-4550
    3.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 346 students                      

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