Pickens County High School



Pickens County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pickens 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
9 387
10 362
11 258
12 249

Pickens County High School is a public high school of the Pickens County School District located in Jasper, GA. It has 1,256 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pickens County High School is the 172nd largest public high school in Georgia and the 4,345th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,256
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 80

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Pickens County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 656
(52%)
656
(52%)
 Female 600
(48%)
600
(48%)

Pickens County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,178
(94%)
1,178
(94%)
 Hispanic 29
(2%)
29
(2%)
 Two or More 24
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Black 16
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Asian 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Pickens County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 652
(52%)
652
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 478
(38%)
478
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 126
(10%)
126
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pickens County High School is ranked 176th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pickens County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) 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.

Pickens County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1252
2006 1253
2007 1215
2008 1244
2009 1230
2010 1222
2011 1244
2012 1256

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.1
2007 14.4
2008 14.7
2009 15.1
2010 14.7
2011 15.4
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35623003194888
2006 0.36711891460495
2007 0.36213991769547
2008 0.40836012861736
2009 0.44471544715447
2010 0.44762684124386
2011 0.48392282958199
2012 0.48089171974522

Compare Pickens County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.1%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pickens County High School
Jasper, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,256 15.7:1  
Clear Creek Middle School
Ellijay, GA
Public 07 - 08 668 17.6:1 12 miles
Creekview High School
Canton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,742 18.1:1 16 miles
Dawson County High School
Dawsonville, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,053 19.2:1 17 miles
Cherokee High School
Canton, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,115 17:1 17 miles
Gilmer High School
Ellijay, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,224 17.7:1 17 miles
Dawson Christian Academy
Dawsonville, GA
Private KG - 12 64 10:1 18 miles
Teasley Middle School
Canton, GA
Public 07 - 08 847 14.1:1 18 miles
North Georgia Christian Academy
Ellijay, GA
Private PK - 12 104 6:1 20 miles
West Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,134 18.1:1 20 miles
Rusk Middle School
Canton, GA
Public 07 - 08 837 16.2:1 20 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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