Northwest Whitfield County High School

1651 Tunnel Hill Varnell Rd

Tunnel Hill, GA 30755-9247

Tel: (706)673-6533
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 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,318 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
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 0.45 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
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
22%
13%
Black
3%
37%
White
71%
44%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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.
0.45 0.40
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%
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%

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.
School District Name Whitfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
5
Number of Students Managed 13,512 3,197
Graduation Rate 74% 66%
District Total Revenue $134 MM $34 MM
District Spending $152 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,964 $9,939
District Spending / Student $11,328 $10,367
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 Students Grades
  • DaltonNew Hope Middle School
    1325 New Hope Rd Nw
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)673-2295
    0.5 mi | 581 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DaltonNew Hope Elementary School
    1175 New Hope Rd Nw
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)673-3180
    0.5 mi | 603 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DaltonNorth Whitfield Middle School
    3264 Cleveland Rd
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)259-3381
    3 mi | 861 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DaltonVarnell Elementary School
    3900 Cleveland Rd
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)694-3471
    3.2 mi | 486 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Tunnel HillHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Tunnel Hill Elementary School
    203 East School St
    Tunnel HillGA 30755
    (706)673-4550
    3.7 mi | 346 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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