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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Etowah High School is a highly rated, public school located in Woodstock, GA. It has 2,407 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 60% of students are at least proficient in math and 61% in reading.
Address
6565 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
Telephone
(770) 926-4411

Etowah High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
61%
Percent Proficient - Math
60%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1170
236 responses
Average ACT
26
252 responses
AP Enrollment
28%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    A-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$72,586
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,061
National
$949
Median Home Value
$204,400
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.29 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.29 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 76 responses
Report
  • Football
    25%
  • Shop With An Eagle
    25%
  • Basketball games
    11%
  • School Plays
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Pep rallies
    5%
  • Honors French Society and Beta Club
    5%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,407
Free or Reduced Lunch
23%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.36 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.36 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.36 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,424
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.8%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.43 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.43 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.43 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,005/ year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.54 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.54 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.54 responses
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Etowah High School Reviews

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I have been a student at Etowah for four years now. In my opinion, the school is excellent! It has served me as a great launchpad for college in that the staff has found the right balance between forcing academic independence and giving students help when help is needed. As a school, it rewards hardwork and shuts down any problems that may need to be stopped. Overall, I feel that if there was an experience I wanted to participate in, the Etowah teachers and administrators would help me in my goals. An example of this was when I wanted to apply for a certain government internship where I would require a school delegation. I easily scheduled a meeting with my principal where he made calls to ensure me a delegation! Overall, I am very happy with my experience as a student here and feel prepared to enter College.
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I had a great time while I was at Etowah High School. The teachers are very good and the administration was just as good! I played football during my time at Etowah and the coaches were very good and they offered to help anyone that needed help in any way possible. Most of the teachers have an open door policy and truly care about the students that they teach. The administration, as well as multiple teachers helped me to receive a nomination to the United States Air Force Academy so that I could serve my country, and I will eventually commission in the United States Air Force Academy (in 2020).
This school is fantastic; the academics are only getting better each year (23+ AP classes and a continuously evolving teaching staff), the teachers are invested in your learning experience no matter the level, and minus the occasional old textbook, students have access to high grade resources. College readiness is a large priority for students and teachers and the school culture assists in that . Safety is getting better each year, the food is great, and the facilities are great.