Northwest Whitfield County High School

  • Northwest Whitfield County High School serves 1,330 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Northwest Whitfield County High School operates within the Whitfield County School District.
  • Whitfield County School District's 78% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1330 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,330 students
Northwest Whitfield County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Northwest Whitfield County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
Northwest Whitfield County High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeNorthwest Whitfield County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
Northwest Whitfield County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
26%
14%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
2%
37%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
68%
42%
Northwest Whitfield County High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNorthwest Whitfield County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.470.67
Northwest Whitfield County High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
57%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Northwest Whitfield County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Whitfield County School District's student population of 13,410 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 60% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,078 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,484 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameWhitfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
5
Number of Students Managed13,4103,306
Whitfield County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate78%69%
Whitfield County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$134 MM$36 MM
Whitfield County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$139 MM$34 MM
Whitfield County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,078$10,365
Whitfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,484$9,935
Whitfield County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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