Winder-barrow High School

  • Winder-barrow High School serves 1,897 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 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Winder-barrow 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.

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School Overview

  • Winder-barrow High School's student population of 1,897 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,897 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Winder-barrow High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Winder-barrow High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
15%
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Black
14%
37%
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White
62%
41%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Winder-barrow High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.580.41
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Graduation Rate
88%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarrow County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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a.I am very pleased with the teachers and the staff at Winder Barrow High School. b. There is a level of quality within the school. My 16 year old Candler Phillips is very active with in the heart of the school. c. I believe that you can never praise a child to much. d. I have to say, there is never enough. I could be better.
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