Worth County High School



Worth County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Worth 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
9 269
10 233
11 216
12 190

Worth County High School is a public high school of the Worth County School District located in Sylvester, GA. It has 908 students in grades 9th through 12th. Worth County High School is the 261st largest public high school in Georgia and the 6,569th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 908
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,569th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 261st out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 176th out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 260th out of 478

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Worth County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 462
(51%)
462
(51%)
 Male 446
(49%)
446
(49%)

Worth County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 521
(57%)
521
(57%)
 Black 339
(37%)
339
(37%)
 Two or More 31
(3%)
31
(3%)
 Hispanic 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Worth County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 841
(93%)
841
(93%)
 Not Eligible 67
(7%)
67
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Worth County High School is ranked 124th out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Worth County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.8%. 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.

Worth County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1216
2006 1164
2007 1140
2008 1107
2009 1031
2010 1000
2011 949
2012 949
2013 942
2014 908
2015 908

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 18
2007 16.8
2008 15.4
2009 14.9
2010 16.4
2011 15.2
2012 16.2
2013 16.3
2014 16
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62171052631579
2006 0.56529209621993
2007 0.52982456140351
2008 0.55284552845528
2009 0.58874878758487
2010 0.618
2011 0.67755532139094
2012 0.6522655426765
2013 0.62420382165605
2014 0.9284140969163
2015 0.92621145374449

Compare Worth County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 
This School 92.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Worth County High School
Sylvester, GA
Public 09 - 12 908 16.1:1  
Dougherty Comprehensive High School
Albany, GA
Public 09 - 12 930 18.4:1 16 miles
Turner County Specialty School
Ashburn, GA
Public 06 - 12 138 19.7:1 16 miles
Southwest Georgia Institute of Education
Albany, GA
Private 10 - 12 70 28:1 16 miles
Turner County High School
Ashburn, GA
Public 09 - 12 383 14.1:1 17 miles
Eighth Street Middle School
Tifton, GA
Public 07 - 08 1,157 14.9:1 20 miles
Albany High School
Albany, GA
Public 09 - 12 837 16.9:1 20 miles
Northeast Campus- Tift County High School
Tifton, GA
Public 09 - 09 631 16.9:1 20 miles
Monroe High School
Albany, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,069 17.8:1 20 miles
Baconton Community Charter School
Baconton, GA
Public PK - 12 833 16.6:1 22 miles
Lee County High School
Leesburg, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,391 18.9:1 23 miles
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