B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Address
272 N 5th Ave
Winder, GA 30680
Telephone
(770) 867-4519
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Winder-Barrow High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
35%
Percent Proficient - Math
29%
Average Graduation Rate
76%
Average SAT
1040
130 responses
Average ACT
24
59 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.20 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 105 responses
Report
  • Senior Week
    20%
  • Football
    15%
  • Homecoming Week
    12%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Drum line
    10%
  • Soccer
    7%
  • Competitive Cheerleading
    6%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,788
Free or Reduced Lunch
52%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.30 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.30 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.30 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.44 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.44 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,677/ year
National
$12,239
77%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.47 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.47 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.47 responses
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I appreciate the hard work that the administration and teachers put in to get students ready for college. They make sure that all students receive important information and the counselors really put in time to guide everyone. The school food could be improved, and money used for unnecessary building renovations as well as sports could instead be utilized in that area. Overall, Winder Barrow puts their students' futures and health first, and they offer excellent classes to further your education.
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I loved my school. As one of two high schools in the town, ours was the superior school. Our teachers cared about their students and created a climate of learning that outweighed other petty teenager concerns. They created a safe learning environment free from most distractions from drugs, pregnancy, etc. They encouraged us to seek knowledge beyond our coursework and inspired us to do our very best and achieve our goals. I felt encouraged to share my opinions and engage in lively debate, both with teachers and other fellow students. We had opportunities to participate in clubs, sports, educational outings and competitions to further our learning.
This high school in particular was a football-based high school. They did their best to bump up honor graduate students counts (which was very easy since they kept making their education easier and easier) and then brag about it. The school did not do their best in order to prepare students for college. In fact, they did the bare minimum. What ever this school could do in order to bump up the popularity of the high school football team (lower the funds of the music classes such as band and choir, lower the funds for other sports, etc.) then they had no problem doing it. Would recommend sending advanced students to a different high school.