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
9 402
10 339
11 335
12 251

Northwest Whitfield County High School is a public high school of the Whitfield County School District located in Tunnel Hill, GA. It has 1,327 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest Whitfield County High School is the 170th largest public high school in Georgia and the 4,140th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,140th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 170th out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 185th out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 151st out of 478

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Northwest Whitfield County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 672
(51%)
1,883
(49%)
 Male 655
(49%)
1,992
(51%)

Northwest Whitfield County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 871
(66%)
2,150
(55%)
 Hispanic 365
(28%)
1,484
(38%)
 Two or More 40
(3%)
100
(3%)
 Black 33
(2%)
91
(2%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
37
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Northwest Whitfield County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 654
(49%)
1,423
(37%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 558
(42%)
2,078
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 115
(9%)
374
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest Whitfield County High School is ranked 173rd out of 478 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 (50.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 56.8%. 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
2013 1310
2014 1330
2015 1327

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
2013 19.7
2014 20.2
2015 16.2

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
2013 0.52137404580153
2014 0.54285714285714
2015 0.50715900527506

Compare Northwest Whitfield County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.7%
 
State Average 56.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northwest Whitfield County High School
Tunnel Hill, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,327 16.2:1  
Coahulla Creek High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,008 21.1:1 6 miles
Dalton High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,829 18:1 7 miles
Phoenix High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 183 22.9:1 8 miles
Morris Innovative High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 421 11.7:1 8 miles
Ringgold High School
Ringgold, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,047 15.1:1 8 miles
East Hamilton School
Ooltewah, TN
Public 06 - 12 1,770 15.6:1 11 miles
Southeast Whitfield County High School
Dalton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,357 17:1 11 miles
Bagley Middle School
Chatsworth, GA
Public 07 - 08 536 15:1 12 miles
Collegedale Academy
Collegedale, TN
Private PK - 12 751 14:1 12 miles
Heritage High School
Ringgold, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,328 16:1 12 miles
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