Top 5 Best Whitfield County Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public high schools serving 6,895 students in Whitfield County, GA.
The top ranked public high schools in Whitfield County, GA are Northwest Whitfield County High School, Coahulla Creek High School and Dalton Jr. High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Whitfield County, GA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 42% statewide average). High schools in Whitfield County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Georgia public high schools.
Whitfield County, GA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 88%, which is more than the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Northwest Whitfield County High School, with 95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Georgia public high school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Whitfield County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northwest Whitfield County High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1651 Tunnel Hill Varnell Rd
Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
(706) 673-6533
Grades: 9-12
| 1,266 students
Rank: #22.
Coahulla Creek High School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3361 Crow Rd Ne
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 694-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,031 students
Rank: #33.
Dalton Jr. High School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1250 Cross Plains Trail
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 876-4650
Grades: 8-9
| 1,206 students
Rank: #44.
Dalton High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Manley St
Dalton, GA 30720
(706) 278-8757
Grades: 9-12
| 1,414 students
Rank: #55.
Southeast Whitfield County High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1954 Riverbend Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 226-2753
Grades: 9-12
| 1,458 students
Rank: #66.
Phoenix High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Maddox Chapel Rd Ne
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 876-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 149 students
Rank: #77.
The Dalton Academy
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1250 Cross Plains Train
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 876-4700
Grades: 10-12
| 364 students
Rank: n/an/a
Elbert Shaw Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
2735 Underwood Rd Ne
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 272-2309
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Whitfield County, GA

Whitfield County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1250 Cross Plains Trl
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 428-7800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,759 students
104 Fort Hill Ter
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 271-2495
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
803 Morris Street
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 278-8766
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
104 Fort Hill Ter
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 876-4150
Grades: 9-12
| 259 students
820 North Hamilton St
Dalton, GA 30720
(706) 272-2140
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
104 Fort Hill Terrace
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 278-8766
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2300 Maddox Chapel Rd Ne
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 876-3609
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students
104 Fort Hill Ter
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 271-2495
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3266 Cleveland Highway
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 259-4297
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
104 Fort Hill Terrace
Dalton, GA 30722
(706) 271-2495
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Whitfield County, GA?
The top ranked public high schools in Whitfield County, GA include Northwest Whitfield County High School, Coahulla Creek High School and Dalton Jr. High School.
How many public high schools are located in Whitfield County, GA?
8 public high schools are located in Whitfield County, GA.
What is the racial composition of students in Whitfield County, GA?
Whitfield County, GA public high schools minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Georgia public high schools average of 62% (majority Black).

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