Whitfield County School District

  • 1306 SOUTH THORNTON AVE
  • DALTON, GA 30720
  • (706) 278-8070
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate67.3%65.4%
Dropout Rate5.6%4.3%
Per Pupil Spending$9,016$9,692
Students Per Teacher14.513.9
Number of Schools23-
Number of Students13,410-
Number of (FTE) Teachers925-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment13,41014.5
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students202
Kindergarten Students1,176
1st Grade Students1,017
2nd Grade Students1,060
3rd Grade Students1,097
4th Grade Students986
5th Grade Students1,115
6th Grade Students1,005
7th Grade Students931
8th Grade Students990
9th Grade Students1,168
10th Grade Students1,044
11th Grade Students806
12th Grade Students793
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native69
Asian or Pacific Islander105
Hispanic4,971
Black (Non-Hispanic)279
White (Non-Hispanic)7,605
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male6,950
Female6,440

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers92514.5
Prekindergarten Teachers8-
Kindergarten Teachers64-
Elementary Teachers475-
Secondary Teachers377-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides163
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors6
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors32
Elementary13
Secondary19
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians23
Library Support Staff18
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff577
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators15
LEA Administrative Support Staff17
School Administrators51
School Administrative Support Staff67
Student Support Services70
Other Support Services Staff357

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$138,914,000-
Total Local Revenues$48,859,00035.2%
Property Tax$27,503,00019.8%
General Sales Tax$13,070,0009.4%
Other School Systems$45,0000.03%
Cities and Counties$153,0000.1%
School Lunch$1,754,0001.3%
District Activity Receipts$2,965,0002.1%
Rents and Royalties$55,0000.04%
Sale of Property$11,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$2,333,0001.7%
Miscellaneous$970,0000.7%
Total State Revenues$79,724,00057.4%
General Formula Assistance$73,101,00052.6%
School Lunch Programs$354,0000.3%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$862,0000.6%
Other Programs$1,373,0001.0%
Non-Specified$1,918,0001.4%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$2,116,0001.5%
Total Federal Revenues$10,331,0007.4%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$4,555,0003.3%
Through State - Other$4,961,0003.6%
Non-Specified$87,0000.06%
Direct - Other$728,0000.5%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$122,347,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$80,004,00065.4%
Total Support Services Expenditures$36,161,00029.6%
Student Support$6,473,0004.7%
Instructional Staff Support$5,466,0003.9%
General Administration Support$693,0000.5%
School Administration Support$7,731,0005.6%
Operation and Maintenance Support$7,914,0005.7%
Student Transportation Support$4,378,0003.2%
Other Support Services$3,506,0002.5%
Total Other Expenditures$6,182,0005.1%
Food Services$6,182,0004.5%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 67.3%
Total Diploma Count 702
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 93
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122175.6%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Whitfield County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 23
  • Students: 13,410
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 925
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ANTIOCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1819 Riverbend Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | PK-5
523 12.7

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BEAVERDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1350 Prater Mill Rd Ne
Dalton, GA
Public | PK-5
462 14.4

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CAREER ACADEMY
2300 Maddox Chapel Rd Ne
Dalton, GA
Charter | 9-12
458 12.5

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CEDAR RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
311 Cedar Ridge Rd Se
Dalton, GA
Public | PK-5
520 14.9

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COHUTTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
254 Wolfe St
Cohutta, GA
Public | PK-5
345 13.8

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DAWNVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1380 Dawnville Rd Ne
Dalton, GA
Public | KG-5
532 13.0

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DUG GAP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2032 Dug Gap Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | PK-5
417 13.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
EASTBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL
700 Hill Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | 6-8
604 14.4

4 out of 5
1 Review
EASTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
102 Hill Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | PK-5
526 13.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
NEW HOPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1175 New Hope Rd Nw
Dalton, GA
Public | KG-5
621 15.8

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NEW HOPE MIDDLE SCHOOL
1325 New Hope Rd Nw
Dalton, GA
Public | 6-8
509 14.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
NORTHWEST WHITFIELD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1651 Tunnel Hill Varnell Rd
Tunnel Hill, GA
Public | 9-12
1,807 17.8

4 out of 5
1 Review
NORTH WHITFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL
3264 Cleveland Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | 6-8
775 14.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
PHOENIX HIGH SCHOOL
2818 Airport Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | 9-12
232 27.3

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PLEASANT GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2725 Cleveland Hwy
Dalton, GA
Public | KG-5
540 13.9

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SOUTHEAST WHITFIELD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1954 Riverbend Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | 9-12
1,335 17.5

4 out of 5
1 Review
TUNNEL HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2009
203 East School St
Tunnel Hill, GA
Public | KG-5
340 15.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
VALLEY POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3798 South Dixie Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | PK-5
537 14.1

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VALLEY POINT MIDDLE SCHOOL
3796 South Dixie Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | 6-8
503 14.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
VARNELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3900 Cleveland Rd
Dalton, GA
Public | KG-5
503 14.6

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1815 Utility Rd
Rocky Face, GA
Public | KG-5
766 16.7

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WESTSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL
580 Lafayette Rd
Rocky Face, GA
Public | 6-8
535 14.5

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
WHITFIELD COUNTY / DALTON CROSSROADS ACADEMY
104 Fort Hill Terrace
Dalton, GA
Public | Unknown
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