Sequoyah High School

Academic Rating

8 out of 10

Rank: 43rd in Georgia

Sequoyah High School receives a EasyCollege academic rating well above the average for Georgia high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and average AP course participation.



The Sequoyah High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific1.5%26
Native American Indian0.2%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%3
Two or more races1.6%28


Upper 8% of Georgia high schools

17.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the Georgia high school median of 53%. By this measure, Sequoyah High School students are largely wealthy and rank 31st in Georgia for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

7 out of 10

Rank: 118th in Georgia

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students89%
Georgia Median85%
Black80% or more*
Hispanic70% to 79%*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged20% or less*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 37th in Georgia

Students at Sequoyah High School scored an average 56% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 28% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 9.9% of Georgia high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls60% to 64%*60% to 64%*
Boys50% to 54%*40% to 44%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black30% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Hispanic40% to 49%*30% to 39%*
Multiracial50% or more*suppressed*
With Disabilites20% to 29%*20% or less*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 86th in Georgia

377 out of 725 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (52%). College admission testing participation is well above the Georgia median rate of 38% and in the top 23% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 46th in Georgia

Sequoyah High School offers 19 AP courses. 20 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 65% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Georgia schools of 17%. Sequoyah High School had 289 taking AP exams with a 226 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the state median of 44 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 78% 44%
Students enrolled in an AP class 20% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.1%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.4%6
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students15.4%245
Georgia Median15%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%8


Sequoyah High School
4485 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA

9 out of 10 1


Cherokee County
Canton, GA

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