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Dalton High School
  • Public
  • DALTON, GA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Dalton High School is an above average, public school located in DALTON, GA. It has 2,104 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 34% of students are at least proficient in math and 44% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
44%
Percent Proficient - Math
34%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1080
382 responses
Average ACT
24
123 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$46,894
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$714
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$154,200
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 28 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 91 responses
  • Homecoming week
    20%
  • Friday night football
    19%
  • Soccer games!!!!
    15%
  • Soccer games, Homecoming, football, rep rallys
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Pep rallys
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,104
Free or Reduced Lunch
33%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 31 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 31 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 31 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,000
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.5%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,137 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 40 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 40 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 40 responses

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