Ware County High School



Ware County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ware 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
9 438
10 482
11 287
12 331

Ware County High School is a public high school of the Ware County School District located in Waycross, GA. It has 1,538 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ware County High School is the 113th largest public high school in Georgia and the 3,055th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,538
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 101.8

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Ware County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 798
(52%)
798
(52%)
 Female 740
(48%)
740
(48%)

Ware County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 846
(55%)
846
(55%)
 Black 578
(38%)
578
(38%)
 Hispanic 62
(4%)
62
(4%)
 Two or More 34
(2%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ware County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 833
(54%)
833
(54%)
 Not Eligible 608
(40%)
608
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(6%)
97
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ware County High School is ranked 82nd out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ware County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.5%) 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.

Ware County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1569
2006 1515
2007 1477
2008 1420
2009 1420
2010 1523
2011 1523
2012 1538

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14.9
2007 15.9
2008 16.2
2009 15.7
2010 15.6
2011 15
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52390057361377
2006 0.53861386138614
2007 0.52335815842925
2008 0.56197183098592
2009 0.58732394366197
2010 0.59159553512804
2011 0.61063690085358
2012 0.60468140442133

Compare Ware County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 60.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ware County High School
Waycross, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,538 15.1:1  
Southside Baptist Church & Christian School
Waycross, GA
Private PK - 12 143 8:1 5 miles
Pierce County High School
Blackshear, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,020 17.3:1 15 miles
Bacon County High School
Alma, GA
Public 09 - 12 520 15.3:1 25 miles
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