Cedartown High School

  • Cedartown High School serves 1,221 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cedartown High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Cedartown High School's student population of 1,221 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cedartown High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cedartown High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1175 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
31%
16%
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Black
14%
37%
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White
53%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cedartown High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.610.69
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Graduation Rate
80%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedartown Westside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
    0.1 miles
    51 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-0831
    0.1 PK-5 552
  • Cedartown Harpst Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 6-11 | 57 students
    1.4 miles
    740 Fletcher St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-1500
    1.4 6-11 57
  • Cedartown Northside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
    1.8 miles
    100 N Philpot St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-4932
    1.8 PK-5 497
  • Cedartown Cedartown Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,022 student
    2.1 miles
    1664 Syble W Brannon Pkwy
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)749-8850
    2.1 6-8 1,022
  • Cedartown Cherokee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
    2.5 miles
    191 Evergreen Ln
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-5614
    2.5 PK-5 696

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