Towns County High School



Towns County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Towns County 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 91
10 96
11 92
12 71

Towns County High School is a public high school of the Towns County School District located in Hiawassee, GA. It has 350 students in grades 9th through 12th. Towns County High School is the 378th largest public high school in Georgia and the 13,378th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 350
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 26

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Towns County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 179
(51%)
179
(51%)
 Male 171
(49%)
171
(49%)

Towns County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(96%)
336
(96%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
6
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Towns County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 170
(49%)
170
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 140
(40%)
140
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(11%)
40
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Towns County High School is ranked 394th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Towns County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Towns County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 301
2006 321
2007 338
2008 331
2009 317
2010 339
2011 324
2012 350

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 13.4
2007 14.2
2008 13.7
2009 13.5
2010 13.4
2011 13
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31229235880399
2006 0.3208722741433
2007 0.32840236686391
2008 0.38670694864048
2009 0.47634069400631
2010 0.48082595870206
2011 0.48456790123457
2012 0.51428571428571

Compare Towns County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 51.4%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Towns County High School
Hiawassee, GA
Public 09 - 12 350 13.5:1  
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Public 09 - 12 387 11.9:1 9 miles
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Public 09 - 12 745 14.5:1 14 miles
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Rabun County High School
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Public 09 - 12 671 14.3:1 19 miles
Rabun-Gap Nacoochee School
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Private 06 - 12 336 8:1 20 miles
Murphy High School
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Public 09 - 12 472 13.8:1 20 miles
Andrews High School
Andrews, NC
Public 09 - 12 249 15.1:1 20 miles
White County High School
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Public 08 - 12 818 16.6:1 22 miles
Trinity Classical School
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Private KG - 12 75 7:1 23 miles
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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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