Tift County High School in Tifton, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,558
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    250 3.8
  • Ranking

Tift County High School is a public coed school in Tifton, Georgia. It has 1,558 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 77% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 250 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1 Blue Devil Way
Tifton, GA 31794
(229) 387-2475

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 250 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The skill sets clear rules for safety and makes sure they are followed. Students mostly are able to say that they feel safe at school. Students are also aware of the action that they should take to stay safe.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The school has many extracurricular activities for their students. Some of those would be football soccer clubs and other things to keep students out of trouble. Students are encouraged to joy these to help better develop their skills in life.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: There I s a little favoritism towards some of the student athletes. There are also rules that are self contradicting themselves when comepared to the adults and students.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers are all in all very helpful when students ask for it . Some even go beyond their expected effort. The subjects that they go over at times can be complex but are explained in a way that helps students understand.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: There is a fair amount of diversity. It's not major, but it's there in race, religion, sexual orientation, etc.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 G.O. Bailey Primary School Public, Coed
3.66 Northside Primary School Public, Coed
3.66 Charles Spencer Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Tift County High School - Northeast Campus Public, Coed
3.66 Eighth Street Middle School Public, Coed
3.66 J.T. Reddick School Public, Coed
3.66 Len Lastinger Primary School Public, Coed
4.00 Matt Wilson Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Annie Belle Clark Primary School Public, Coed
Grace Baptist School Private, Religious, Coed
2.33 Tiftarea Academy Private, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Berrien High School 22 mi. 798
3.00 Cook High School 24 mi. 917
2.33 Worth County High School 22 mi. 942
2.66 Colquitt County High School 27 mi. 1,712
2.66 Crisp County High School 37 mi. 1,108

Around Tift County High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 51%
Male 48%

Student Diversity

Tift County High School United States Georgia Berrien High School Colquitt County High School Cook High School Crisp County High School Worth County High School
White 44.0% 51.0% 42.7% 79.0% 49.0% 55.0% 39.0% 57.0%
African American 34.0% 15.0% 36.9% 10.0% 26.0% 34.0% 54.0% 38.0%
Hispanic 15.0% 25.0% 13.3% 8.0% 20.0% 6.0% 2.0% 0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 3.1% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 3.6% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 0.1%
Grade 10 39.0%
Grade 11 32.7%
Grade 12 28.2%

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 43 responses

  • 65% Yes
  • 26% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 28% Advanced/Honors classes
  • 22% Extracurricular Activities and Clubs
  • 22% Athletics Programs and Extracurricular activities.
  • 14% Cheerleading and Show Choir
  • 14% Athletic Programs

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 26% School lunch
  • 26% The rules can be a little strict
  • 12% Focused more on rules rather than learning
  • 11% Not enough attention to academics
  • 7% Unfair ranking system
  • 5% Nothing
  • 5% The students, many dont care for their academics
  • 5% Counselors should meet up more with students
  • 2% Only athletes are priorities

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 28 responses

  • 46% Excellent athletics and our mascot the Blue Devil!
  • 32% Better teachers than other schools
  • 18% I will be a 2014 Graduate of Tift Co High School.
  • 4% Being able to participate in the activites

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 36% Average
  • 30% Great
  • 21% Exceed
  • 6% We are a family
  • 6% Perfect

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 32% Do your best always and never give up.
  • 29% Follow the rules and always do your best
  • 18% Be competitive and work hard
  • 14% Turn in all work on time and give it your all
  • 7% For any high school, don't fall into temptation

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 4% I love everything about this school.
  • 83% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 13% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.