PROFICIENCY 41% 15% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 9 in Rome City
  • Ranked #6 of 22 in Rome
  • Ranked #729 of 2299 in Georgia
Proficiency Averages
31%Rome City

Rome High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Rome City" in Rome, GA. There are a total of 1,652 students and 88 teachers at Rome High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 812 free lunch students and 97 reduced lunch students.

Rome High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.5%, which is 15% higher than the Georgia average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch812
Reduced lunch97


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment296
Taking some courses260
Taking some courses (not tests)40
Passing some courses203
Passing no courses50

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Rome High School, there are a total of 296 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 260 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School38%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School43%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Rome High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 36.9% 28.8% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 31.9% 33.2% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 2.8% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.1% 31.1% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 3.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Rome Middle School43%0.3Rome, GA
North Heights Elementary School15%1.6Rome, GA
Main Elementary School9%2.1Rome, GA
West Central Elementary School31%3.4Rome, GA
Model Elementary School30%3.4Rome, GA
Elm Street Elementary22%3.4Rome, GA
Model Middle School38%3.5Rome, GA
Model High40%3.5Rome, GA
East Central Elementary School46%3.8Rome, GA
Armuchee High School45%4.0Rome, GA
West End Elementary School48%4.7Rome, GA
Garden Lakes Elementary School27%4.9Rome, GA

Rome demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,15316791
Median age35.236.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%54%55%
Speak English85%86%79%
Speak Spanish13%8%13%

Education level achieved in Rome

Completed 8th grade73.3%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school70.8%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college49.2%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.0%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Rome High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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