Walton High School

1590 Bill Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Walton High School serves 2,691 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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 2,691 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers137 teachers
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School Comparison

Walton High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Walton High School is 0.51, 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
#8 out of 2188 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
19%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
7%
37%
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White
67%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.69
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
56%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walton High School is Pope High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dodgen Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marietta Dodgen Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,244 student
    0.2 miles
    1725 Bill Murdock Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 578-2726
    0.2 6-8 1,244
  • Marietta East Side Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,279 student
    0.8 miles
    3850 Roswell Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 578-7200
    0.8 PK-5 1,279
  • Marietta Mount Bethel Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,117 student
    1.5 miles
    1210 Johnson Ferry Rd
    Marietta, GA 30068
    (770) 578-7248
    1.5 PK-5 1,117
  • Marietta Murdock Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,013 student
    1.8 miles
    2320 Murdock Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 509-5071
    1.8 PK-5 1,013
  • Marietta Dickerson Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,294 student
    1.9 miles
    855 Woodlawn Dr Ne
    Marietta, GA 30068
    (770) 578-2710
    1.9 6-8 1,294

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