Worth County High School

Worth County High School serves 949 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Worth County High School operates within the Worth County School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 949 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 949 students
Worth County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Worth County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Worth County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 15:1 15:1
Worth County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Worth County High School Asian (1994-1995)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Worth County High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
36%
37%
Worth County High School Black (1994-2012)
White
58%
44%
Worth County High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Worth County High School Sch Ethnicity Worth 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.
0.54 0.40
Worth 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.
57%
51%
Worth 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.
10%
7%
Worth County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,814 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Worth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 3,814 3,449
Worth County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 61% 66%
Worth County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $34 MM
Worth County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM $36 MM
Worth County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,645 $9,939
Worth County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,591 $10,367
Worth 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 Dougherty Comprehensive High School (15.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Worth County Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Worth County Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Georgia 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 0.40, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Gwinnett County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.