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Walton High School


Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 7th in Georgia

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

Demographics

Race

The Walton High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White69.9%1,870
Black6.3%169
Hispanic4.5%119
Asian Pacific16.9%451
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races2.3%62

Income

Upper 1% of Georgia high schools

3.9% 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, Walton High School students are largely wealthy and rank 1st in Georgia for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Freshman716
Sophomore720
Junior617
Senior621
Total2,674

Academics

Graduation Rate

9 out of 10

Rank: 36th in Georgia

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students94%
Georgia Median85%
Percentile93%
White95%
Black90% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific90% to 94%*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 4th in Georgia

Students at Walton High School scored an average 78% 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 1.5% of Georgia high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls81%77%
Boys78%70% to 74%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander95% or more*80% to 84%*
Black40% to 49%*40% to 49%*
Hispanic70% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*50% or more*
White80%75%
With Disabilites25% to 29%*20% to 29%*
Limited English50% or more*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 90th in Georgia

633 out of 1,238 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (51%). College admission testing participation is well above the Georgia median rate of 38% and in the top 24% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 9th in Georgia

Walton High School offers 28 AP courses. 51 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Georgia schools of 17%. Walton High School had 1,215 taking AP exams with a 1,141 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the state median of 44 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 94% 44%
Students enrolled in an AP class 51% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 48%
AP Courses Offered 28

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.1%4
Boys0.1%2
Girls0.2%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.1%2
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%76
Boys3.6%50
Girls2%26
Georgia Median15%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1%28
Boys1.2%17
Girls0.8%11

Location

Walton High School
1590 Bill Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA
30062
(770)578-3225

10 out of 10 1

District

Cobb County
Marietta, GA

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