Walton High School

  • Walton High School serves 2,710 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Walton High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Walton High School's student population of 2,710 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 138 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,710 students
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Total Classroom Teachers138 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walton High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walton High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#6 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
18%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
6%
37%
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White
69%
41%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.490.68
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Graduation Rate
96%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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