Howard High School

  • Howard High School serves 1,300 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Howard 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

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School Overview

  • Howard High School's student population of 1,300 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Howard High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Howard High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1348 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
59%
37%
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White
30%
41%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Howard High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.560.42
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Graduation Rate
84%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Howard High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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