Rockmart High School

990 Cartersville Hwy
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Rockmart High School serves 925 students in grades 9-12.
Rockmart 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 41% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Rockmart High School's student population of 925 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students925 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Rockmart 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 Rockmart High School is 0.41, 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
#1241 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
16%
37%
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White
75%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.69
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Graduation Rate
82%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rockmart High School is Cedartown High School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rockmart Middle School (1.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockmart Rockmart Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 730 students
    1.8 miles
    60 Knox Mountain Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (678) 757-1479
    1.8 6-8 730
  • Rockmart Van Wert Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 793 students
    2.2 miles
    370 Atlanta Hwy
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 684-2237
    2.2 PK-5 793
  • Rockmart Eastside Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 760 students
    2.4 miles
    425 Prospect Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 684-5335
    2.4 PK-5 760
  • Rockmart Sara M. Ragsdale Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
    6.8 miles
    528 Holly Springs Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 443-2140
    6.8 PK-5 617
  • Taylorsville Taylorsville Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    7.8 miles
    1502 Old Alabama Rd
    Taylorsville, GA 30178
    (770) 606-5867
    7.8 PK-5 509

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