Rome High School

  • Rome High School serves 1,788 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Rome High School's student population of 1,788 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rome High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rome High School is 0.71, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#872 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
15%
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Black
31%
37%
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White
32%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rome High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.710.42
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Graduation Rate
89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rome High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRome City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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