Ware County High School

700 Victory Dr, Waycross, GA 31503 | (912) 287-2351
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,420
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,420 high school students from grades 9-12
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Ware County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,307
  • Graduation Rate: 55.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.7
  • Enrolled Students: 6,083

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,420
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 90.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 704 (49.6%)
  • Females: 716 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 106 (7.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 728 (51.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 834 (58.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ware County High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Black57440.4%
Asian50.4%
Hispanic241.7%
White79556.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ware County High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade43830.8%
10th Grade39227.6%
11th Grade31021.8%
12th Grade28019.7%
Source: GA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Ware County High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on GHSGT state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

GHSGT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200986.9%88.9%90.0%
 
Math Test
200990.1%91.6%93.5%
 
Science Test
200985.3%87.5%87.9%
 
Social Studies Test
200981.8%84.5%87.2%
 
Source: GA Department of Education 2008-2009

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