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.

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
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
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
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
18%
12%
Black
2%
37%
White
73%
44%
Unknown
7%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.43
0.66
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,273 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Whitfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
n/a
Number of Students Managed 13,273
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Graduation Rate n/a
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
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District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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