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Stephens County High School

Public | 9-12

 

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Posted January 21, 2012

It is an academically sound public school. The students and faculty enjoy a good working relationship.


Posted April 18, 2008

I am a former student who is now living in Omaha NE. Stephens county at least gives its students the choice of technical or college prep!! All students take the same courses no mater what!!!!


Posted June 5, 2006

i think this school needs more diversity opertunity's resulting to fair and equil enviorment of more Ethnic Acheivement's and or programs .... thank you....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2005

I love every thing about this school. I am now a senior and I can say that I recommend this school to anyone!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 1, 2004

I went to this high school, and I have never seen anything better. I went for one year, but learned more than my whole high school career.
—Submitted by a former student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

203 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2011.

204 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 93% in 2011.

204 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
89%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 80% in 2011.

204 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
84%
Scale: % at or above passing

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 95% in 2013.

216 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) to students in grade 11. The GHSWT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass the GHSWT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

9th Grade Literature

The state average for 9th Grade Literature was 86% in 2013.

280 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
88%
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 30% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
American Literature

The state average for American Literature was 91% in 2013.

230 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
80%
Coordinate Algebra

The state average for Coordinate Algebra was 37% in 2013.

273 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%
Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

227 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
30%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 29% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
76%
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 59% in 2013.

231 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
70%
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 83% in 2013.

295 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
89%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

220 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) in 9th grade math levels 1 and 2, biology, United States history, physical science, American literature and economics. The EOCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 79% 44%
Black 13% 37%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Hispanic 3% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • James Felton Stephens
Fax number
  • (706) 886-8765

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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638 White Pine Rd
Toccoa, GA 30577
Phone: (706) 886-6825

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