South Paulding High School

  • South Paulding High School serves 1,838 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • South Paulding High School's student population of 1,838 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,838 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Paulding High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Paulding High School is 0.46, 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#778 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
20%
37%
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White
71%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Paulding High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.460.42
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Graduation Rate
86%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Paulding 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 NamePaulding County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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