Dalton High School

1500 Manley St
Dalton, GA 30720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dalton High School serves 1,901 students in grades 9-12.
Dalton 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 44% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dalton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Dalton High School's student population of 1,901 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,901 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

Dalton 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 diversity score of Dalton High School is 0.49, 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 Testing Rank
#1115 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
68%
15%
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Black
4%
37%
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White
23%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.69
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDalton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dalton High School is Morris Innovative High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dalton Middle School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westwood Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dalton Westwood Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    0.8 miles
    708 Trammell St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-2809
    0.8 PK-5 588
  • Dalton City Park Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 738 students
    1.1 miles
    405 School St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-8859
    1.1 PK-5 738
  • Dalton Brookwood Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 710 students
    1.9 miles
    501 Central Ave
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-9202
    1.9 PK-5 710
  • Dalton Morris Innovative High School Math: 5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 367 students
    1.9 miles
    104 Fort Hill Ter
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 876-4150
    1.9 9-12 367
  • Dalton Blue Ridge Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 654 students
    2.0 miles
    100 S Bogle St
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 260-2700
    2 PK-5 654

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