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Etowah High School (Georgia)

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Type  Public high school
Principal  Keith Ball
Enrollment  2349
Phone  +1 770-721-3120
Founded  1976
Color  Blue and gold
Established  1976
Grades  9–12
Campus  Suburban
Mascot  Etowah Eagle
Number of students  2,349
Etowah High School (Georgia)
Address  6565 Putnam Ford Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189, USA
District  Cherokee County School District

Etowah High School is located in Woodstock, in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is one of six high schools in the Cherokee County School District, along with Cherokee, Sequoyah, Woodstock, Creekview, and River Ridge.


Its mascot is the Eagle, and its colors are blue and gold.

The school was one of the sites used for filming the 2000 sports drama Remember the Titans.

Academic Performance

Etowah has ranked first in Cherokee County SAT scores since 2006. It was one of 304 schools in the nation that won the National Blue Ribbon School Award in 2010.

The Washington Post named EHS in the top 9% of America's Most Challenging High Schools in 2013 and 2014. Etowah was in the top seven in the state for Advance Placement Testing Performance in 2014.

In 2010, the average SAT score for Etowah High School was above the Cherokee County, state, and national averages. The mean reading score was 558, the mean math score was 574, and the mean writing score was 547, for an average total score of 1679 of a possible 2400. The Georgia average total score was 1453. The national average total score was 1509.

In 2014 Etowah High School received the highest ACT composite score in the Cherokee County School District.

Advanced Placement classes offered at Etowah High School include World History, U.S. History, Government, Psychology, Chemistry, Biology, Physics (1, 2, and C: Mechanics), Environmental Science, Calculus (AB and BC), Statistics, Computer Science, English Language, and English Literature. The average AP score across classes was a 3.72 out of a possible 5 in 2010.

Graduation rates have improved at Etowah High School as well.

  • 2007-08: 84.6%
  • 2008-09: 84.7%
  • 2009-10: 88.9%
  • Sports and other extracurricular activities

  • Softball: Region 5-AAAAA Champions, 2009
  • Football: Region 5-AAAAA Champions, 2006, 2008, and 2010; State Playoffs 2006-2011; Region AAAAAA State Playoffs Semifinals Final Four 2014
  • Bill Stewart was the head coach of Etowah's football team from 2006-2011 and led the Eagles to the state playoffs every year of his tenure. In 2006, 2008 and 2010 his teams won the 5-AAAAA Region Championship. Coach Stewart left the school in 2011 and was replaced by Dave Svehla, who remains the current head coach.

    Coach Dave Svehla took the 2014 EHS football team to the state semi-finals, making school history in his third year as head coach.

  • Marching Band
  • Basketball: Girls' AAAA State Champions 2005
  • Winter Guard: SCGC Georgia State Champions 2004
  • Cross-country: Boys' and Girls' Region 5-AAAAA Champions, 2007
  • Soccer: Boys' Sweet Sixteen 2008, Men's 5-AAAAA Co-Champions, Girls' Region 5-AAAAA Champions, 2010
  • Swimming: State Champions 2007; County Champions 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Baseball: AAAA state final four 2006, Region 5-AAAAA Champions 2009, 2010
  • Golf: Boys' State Champions 2002, 2005
  • Academic Bowl Team: 2006, 2008, 2012 Region Champions, State Final Four 2006, Elite Eight 2008, 4th Place in AAAAA 2012, 6A State Champions 2013
  • Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, Unit GA-958
  • Boys' and girls' track team: Boys' and Girls' Region 5-AAAAA Champions 2008, 2009
  • Math Team
  • Wrestling: County Champions 1985, 1990, 1991, 2004, 2008, 2010; Region Champions 1985, 1990, 2014, 2015; Region runner-up individual 2009, team 2011; State runner-up 2015
  • Tennis: 5-AAAAA
  • References

    Etowah High School (Georgia) Wikipedia

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