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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Pope High School is a highly rated, public school located in Marietta, GA. It has 1,982 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 76% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.
Address
3001 Hembree Rd NE
Marietta, GA 30062
Telephone
(770) 578-7900

Pope High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
76%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1250
262 responses
Average ACT
28
186 responses
AP Enrollment
36%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$68,818
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,046
National
$949
Median Home Value
$205,600
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
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.32 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 108 responses
Report
  • Spirit Fridays
    22%
  • The school spirit
    18%
  • The roller coaster during athletic events.
    12%
  • Who's Who Ceremony
    11%
  • Winter Showcase
    7%
  • Cabaret
    7%
  • Pep Rallies
    7%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,982
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.30 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.30 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.30 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,018
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.1%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.51 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.51 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.51 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,494/ year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.55 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.55 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.55 responses
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Pope was a great high school to go to, teachers are friendly and are always available to help you with anything. The people there are wonderful i have met some of my best friends through this school. I will say the amount of diversity is lacking a little but besides that i would not have wanted to go anywhere else for my high school experience!
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Pope is the greatest family I've ever had. I know that's a bold claim, and some may call it corny, but only those who have known what it means to be a Greyhound can truly understand the power within our unity. In the battles we fought, my school was strong; whether it was facing a Monday, conquering our athletic rivals, or lifting up students whose families were fighting for their lives---Pope consisted of real people, who were ready and willing to lend a hand. I had the time of my life supporting my peers in whichever of the many outlets they chose. I've built lasting relationships with the faculty--some as mentors and advisors, others as friends. Those were truly great years and I am eager to return the favor someday so that the students that follow can continue to flourish The Greyhound Way.
Pope has very good academic opportunities for its students, however the facilities generally leave something to be desired. Bathrooms and lunches are usually average, and teachers are the same. There are many opportunities for teacher help during AO (academic opportunity) on Tuesdays and Thursday’s and during X-block on Wednesday, but many teachers are stingy over when they will come in early or make time for their students. The football games and school pride are above and beyond, with spirit days each Friday during football season.