Northwest Whitfield County High School



Northwest Whitfield County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest Whitfield 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
9 384
10 335
11 281
12 318

Northwest Whitfield County High School is a public high school of the Whitfield County School District located in Tunnel Hill, GA. It has 1,318 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest Whitfield County High School is the 160th largest public high school in Georgia and the 4,047th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,318
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.1

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Northwest Whitfield County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 669
(51%)
1,823
(49%)
 Male 649
(49%)
1,885
(51%)

Northwest Whitfield County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 932
(71%)
2,221
(60%)
 Hispanic 282
(21%)
1,260
(34%)
 Black 44
(3%)
78
(2%)
 Two or More 41
(3%)
98
(3%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
35
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwest Whitfield County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 623
(47%)
1,313
(35%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 560
(42%)
2,006
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 135
(10%)
389
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest Whitfield County High School is ranked 140th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest Whitfield County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.7%) 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.

Northwest Whitfield County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1867
2006 1833
2007 1680
2008 1711
2009 1807
2010 1817
2011 1340
2012 1318

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 17.8
2007 16.7
2008 16.6
2009 17.8
2010 20.1
2011 17.5
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33743974290305
2006 0.37315875613748
2007 0.36785714285714
2008 0.416715371128
2009 0.42888765910349
2010 0.46395156851954
2011 0.4589552238806
2012 0.52731411229135

Compare Northwest Whitfield County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.7%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northwest Whitfield County High School
Tunnel Hill, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,318 18.8:1  
Coahulla Creek High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 872 18.8:1 6 miles
Dalton High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,423 17.1:1 7 miles
Phoenix High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 155 19.1:1 8 miles
Christian Heritage School
Dalton, GA
Private KG - 12 447 11:1 8 miles
Morris Innovative High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 471 14.3:1 8 miles
Ringgold High School
Ringgold, GA
Public 09 - 12 994 14.7:1 8 miles
East Hamilton School
Ooltewah, TN
Public 06 - 12 1,899 17.2:1 11 miles
Southeast Whitfield County High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,363 15.8:1 11 miles
Collegedale Academy
Collegedale, TN
Private 09 - 12 359 17:1 12 miles
Heritage High School
Ringgold, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,383 17:1 12 miles
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