Griffin High School

  • Griffin High School serves 1,395 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Griffin 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • Griffin High School operates within the Spalding County School District.
  • Spalding County School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the Georgia state average of 81%.

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School Overview

  • Griffin High School's student population of 1395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,395 students
Griffin High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Griffin High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Griffin High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeGriffin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Griffin High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Griffin High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Griffin High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Griffin High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Griffin High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
57%
37%
Griffin High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
34%
41%
Griffin High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Griffin High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsGriffin High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.41
Griffin High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
77%
81%
Griffin High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
57%
Griffin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
Griffin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Griffin High School is Spalding County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Spalding County School District's student population of 10,261 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 73% has increased from 59% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,381 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,090 is higher than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSpalding County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    18
    5
    Number of Students Managed10,2613,295
    Spalding County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    27%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    73%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$110 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$107 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,381$9,937
    District Spending / Student$10,090$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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      4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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    griffim high has come along way when you have parents that care.just remember the staff can only do what parents allow them to do,HATS OFF TO THE STAFF AT GRIFFIN HIGH SCHOOL
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    I had a good experience. Teachers focused on me. Parent involvement was great IF the student was involved in activities. If student not involved, well, then... like any other school the parent was not involved.
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    The school is horrible. Teachers are not well-enough educated, the students don't care, and violence is very prevalent. Fights are common. Gangs are present. The school regularly fails standardized tests. I would not reccomend this school to anyone.
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