Winder-barrow High School

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Tel: (770)867-4519
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Winder-barrow High School operates within the Barrow County School District.
  • Barrow County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the Georgia state average of 81%.

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School Overview

  • Winder-barrow High School's student population of 1897 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,897 students
Winder-barrow High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Winder-barrow High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
Winder-barrow High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWinder-barrow High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Winder-barrow High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Winder-barrow High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
5%
4%
Winder-barrow High School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
15%
15%
Winder-barrow High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
14%
37%
Winder-barrow High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
62%
41%
Winder-barrow High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Winder-barrow High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWinder-barrow High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.41
Winder-barrow High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
88%
81%
Winder-barrow High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
57%
Winder-barrow High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
Winder-barrow High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Winder-barrow High School is Barrow County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Barrow County School District's student population of 13,429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 64% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,858 in this district is less than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,537 is less than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    School District NameBarrow County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    5
    Number of Students Managed13,4293,295
    Barrow County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    84%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$115 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$111 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,858$9,937
    District Spending / Student$8,537$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    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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