Phoenix High School

2300 Maddox Chapel Rd Ne
Dalton, GA 30721
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Phoenix High School serves 144 students in grades 9-12.
Phoenix 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Phoenix High School's student population of 144 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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
#2135 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
27%
15%
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Black
3%
37%
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White
66%
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
45-49%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitfield County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Phoenix High School is Morris Innovative High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastbrook Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastside Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dalton Eastside Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 595 students
    0.2 miles
    102 Hill Rd
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 278-3074
    0.2 PK-5 595
  • Dalton Eastbrook Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 688 students
    1.0 miles
    700 Hill Rd
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 278-6135
    1 6-8 688
  • Dalton Roan Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
    1.6 miles
    1116 Roan St
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 226-3225
    1.6 PK-5 476
  • Dalton Blue Ridge Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 654 students
    1.7 miles
    100 S Bogle St
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 260-2700
    1.7 PK-5 654
  • Dalton Morris Innovative High School Math: 5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 367 students
    1.7 miles
    104 Fort Hill Ter
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706) 876-4150
    1.7 9-12 367

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