Northwest Whitfield County High School

1651 Tunnel Hill Varnell Rd,

Tunnel Hill, GA, 30755-9247

Tel: (706)673-6533
Grades: 9-12

1,340 students

Northwest Whitfield County High School serves 1,340 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% 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 1340 students has declined by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,340 students
Northwest Whitfield County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Northwest Whitfield County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Northwest Whitfield County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 17:1 15:1
Northwest Whitfield County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
18%
12%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
2%
37%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Black (1994-2012)
White
73%
44%
Northwest Whitfield 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.
0.43 0.66
Northwest 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.
36%
51%
Northwest 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.
9%
7%
Northwest 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 0% has decreased from 60% over five years.
School District Name Whitfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
5
Number of Students Managed 13,273 3,298
Whitfield County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 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 Students Grades
  • Dalton New Hope Middle School
    1325 New Hope Rd Nw
    Dalton , GA , 30720
    (706)673-2295
    0.5  mi  |  554  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dalton New Hope Elementary School
    1175 New Hope Rd Nw
    Dalton , GA , 30720
    (706)673-3180
    0.5  mi  |  580  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Dalton North Whitfield Middle School
    3264 Cleveland Rd
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)259-3381
    3  mi  |  860  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dalton Varnell Elementary School
    3900 Cleveland Rd
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)694-3471
    3.2  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Tunnel Hill Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Tunnel Hill Elementary School
    203 East School St
    Tunnel Hill , GA , 30755
    (706)673-4550
    3.7  mi  |  349  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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