Tift County High School



Tift County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tift 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 9
10 608
11 479
12 445

Tift County High School is a public high school of the Tift County School District located in Tifton, GA. It has 1,541 students in grades 9th through 12th. Tift County High School is the 112th largest public high school in Georgia and the 3,046th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,541
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 89.9

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Tift County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 796
(52%)
1,619
(49%)
 Male 745
(48%)
1,708
(51%)

Tift County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 694
(45%)
1,543
(46%)
 Black 541
(35%)
1,153
(35%)
 Hispanic 219
(14%)
498
(15%)
 Two or More 60
(4%)
83
(2%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
47
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tift County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 805
(52%)
1,838
(55%)
 Not Eligible 648
(42%)
1,287
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(6%)
202
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tift County High School is ranked 86th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tift County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) is slightly 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.

Tift County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1477
2006 1411
2007 1459
2008 1395
2009 1421
2010 1447
2011 1436
2012 1541

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 16.7
2007 16.6
2008 15.7
2009 16.4
2010 15.7
2011 15.7
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44211238997969
2006 0.42735648476258
2007 0.41535298149417
2008 0.56272401433692
2009 0.46164672765658
2010 0.53144436765722
2011 0.5466573816156
2012 0.57949383517197

Compare Tift County 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 57.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Tift County High School
Tifton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,541 17.1:1  
Northeast Campus- Tift County High School
Tifton, GA
Public 09 - 09 630 16.6:1 3 miles
Eighth Street Middle School
Tifton, GA
Public 07 - 08 1,156 15.8:1 3 miles
Tiftarea Academy
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Private PK - 12 653 14:1 7 miles
Irwin County High School
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Public 09 - 12 430 11.8:1 16 miles
Turner County High School
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Public 09 - 12 394 14.4:1 19 miles
Turner County Specialty School
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Public 07 - 12 131 14.6:1 20 miles
Fitzgerald High School
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Public 09 - 12 750 14.3:1 21 miles
Berrien Academy Performance Learning Center
Nashville, GA
Public 09 - 12 78 14.2:1 23 miles
Berrien High School
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Public 09 - 12 781 15:1 23 miles
Cook High School
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Public 09 - 12 925 16:1 24 miles
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