Dalton High School



Dalton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dalton High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 508
10 336
11 256
12 323

Dalton High School is a public high school of the Dalton City School District located in Dalton, GA. It has 1,423 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dalton High School is the 135th largest public high school in Georgia and the 3,536th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,423
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 83.4

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Dalton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 723
(51%)
941
(50%)
 Male 700
(49%)
953
(50%)

Dalton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 874
(61%)
1,219
(64%)
 White 407
(29%)
467
(25%)
 Black 72
(5%)
116
(6%)
 Asian 33
(2%)
41
(2%)
 Two or More 32
(2%)
45
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Dalton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 814
(57%)
1,186
(63%)
 Not Eligible 478
(34%)
540
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 131
(9%)
168
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dalton High School is ranked 74th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dalton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.4%) is higher than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Dalton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1534
2006 1553
2007 1550
2008 1564
2009 1412
2010 1473
2011 1428
2012 1423

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15
2007 15
2008 14.5
2009 14.5
2010 16.4
2011 17.5
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5625814863103
2006 0.47778493238892
2007 0.64193548387097
2008 0.6272378516624
2009 0.67634560906516
2010 0.65852002715546
2011 0.64915966386555
2012 0.66408995080815

Compare Dalton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 66.4%
 

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