McEachern High School in Powder Springs Township, GA - Niche

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McEachern High School is a public school in Powder Springs Township, Georgia. It has 2,267 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 458 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2400 New Macland Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(770) 222-3710

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 458 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: i have had great experiences at this school thus far. I have enjoyed my time here
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers at this school are great. They take time to make sure that the students are truly absorbing the material.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: While a large portion of the school's commitment is given to the football team, other athletic programs and clubs are important parts of the school. Also it is very common to find students who are in multiple types of clubs and organizations.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I definitely enjoy looking back on the experience of high school more than I did going through it (mostly because it felt restricting at times), but the friends that I made are the reason why I would choose McEachern all over again given the option.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers may not have as much knowledge about their subjects as some upper-echelon schools, but most of them care about their students and try to teach lessons that are applicable outside of the classroom.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Hillgrove High School 2 mi. 2,177
4.00 Harrison High School 5 mi. 1,958
2.33 East Paulding High School 5 mi. 1,650
2.33 Hiram High School 5 mi. 1,565
2.33 South Cobb High School 6 mi. 1,998

Around McEachern High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

McEachern High School United States East Paulding High School Harrison High School Hillgrove High School Hiram High School South Cobb High School
African American 68.0% 15.0% 19.0% 11.0% 29.0% 36.0% 65.0%
White 15.0% 51.0% 68.0% 80.0% 59.0% 49.0% 11.0%
Hispanic 11.0% 25.0% 7.0% 3.0% 6.0% 8.0% 18.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 4.0% 2.0% 2.0% 4.0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 2.0% 2.0% 0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 31.9%
Grade 10 26.9%
Grade 11 17.2%
Grade 12 24.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 55 responses

  • 76% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 44 responses

  • 30% Beautiful campus and facilities
  • 23% Football!
  • 19% Opportunities/ activities
  • 12% Safety and great facilities
  • 9% Teachers
  • 5% Soccer
  • 2% School Lunch
  • 1% Chance to make life-long friends

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 29% Walking in the rain
  • 21% Too focused on atheltics
  • 13% Some teachers are not helpful but some are
  • 13% Some students bad behavior
  • 9% Disrespectful children
  • 4% Teachers
  • 4% I can't think of anything the campus is safe clean
  • 4% The campus has many floods
  • 3% Lack of appreciation for all varieties of clubs

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 46 responses

  • 30% It's size and layout sets the school apart.
  • 22% Open campus, large, and gives a college feel
  • 20% It's an old college campus
  • 15% All of the above
  • 11% Sports facilities/programs
  • 2% Everyone fits in somewhere

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 45% Diverse
  • 19% Big
  • 17% Spirit
  • 9% Safe and givs the students many opportunities
  • 6% Opportunity
  • 4% Inclusive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 37 responses

  • 49% Know yourself, have goals and stick to them
  • 22% Do your best from day one of freshmen year.
  • 22% Students need a pair of good walking shoes.
  • 8% Never wait until the last minute to do something.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 23% I love everything about this school.
  • 68% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 9% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.