North Hall High School

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North Hall High School
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Location
4885 Mt. Vernon Road Gainesville, Georgia
United States
Information
Motto Providing Challenges...Envisioning Success
Established 1957
Principal Jamey Moore[1]
Staff 122[2]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1059
Education system Hall County Schools
Color(s) Green & White
Athletics conference GHSA Region 8-AAAA [3]
Mascot Trojan
Rivals Gainesville High School
Newspaper The Forum
Yearbook The Trojan

North Hall High School is a public four year comprehensive high school located in the northern portion of Hall County, Georgia, USA, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. North Hall serves the communities of Gainesville, Murrayville and Clermont and is located 10 miles north of Gainesville and 15 miles south of Dahlonega.

Adjacent schools[edit]

Academics[edit]

In 2010, North Hall was recognized statewide when Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue made a surprise visit to celebrate the 95% graduation rate achievement reached by the school.

  • A qualified International Baccalaureate (IB) school, North Hall has a 5-star rating by the Great Schools Association and a 4-star satisfactory rating by parents voted on in 2011.
  • A pupil/teacher ratio of 16:1
  • The school offers Advanced Placement/Honors Courses.
  • Highest Junior Graduation Test Scores in state.
  • 99.3% of Juniors passed the Georgia High School Graduation Test.
  • 55.7% eligible for HOPE Scholarship

School Enrollment & Demographics[edit]

  • Total Students - 1084 (As of 2011-12)[4]

By Gender[edit]

  • Male - 518
  • Female - 541

By Grade[edit]

  • Grade 9 - 300
  • Grade 10- 305
  • Grade 11- 229
  • Grade 12- 225

By Race[edit]

  • White/Caucasian - 907
  • Hispanic - 114
  • Mixed - 15
  • Black - 10
  • Asian - 12
  • Native/Alaskan - 1

Notable alumni[edit]

Feeder schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

  • North Hall MS

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Wauka Mountain ES
  • Mt. Vernon ES
  • Riverbend ES

Extracurricular activities[edit]

  • Humane Society
  • Marching Band
  • Cheerleading
  • FFA
  • JHBA
  • HOSA
  • Spanish
  • DECA
  • Thespians
  • FBLA
  • FCCLA
  • FCA
  • Beta
  • Academic Team

Athletics[edit]

  • Football
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Cross Country
  • Mens and Ladies Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Swimming
  • Baseball
  • Mens and Ladies Soccer
  • Mens and Ladies Golf
  • Track and Field
  • Mens and Ladies Tennis
  • Golf

Band[edit]

The North Hall Band program consists of a marching band, symphonic band, concert band, jazz band, winter guard, indoor drumline, and several smaller emsembles. The Marching Trojans compete at three competitions during the fall.

The NHHS Jazz Band held a benefit concert in 2007 after an E-F4 tornado struck Enterprise High School in Alabama and demolished the band hall. At the end of the night, the NHBA President announced that nearly $5500 was raised for the Enterprise Big Blue Band and a check was hand delivered the next week.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 34°25′50″N 83°51′03″W / 34.43058°N 83.85096°W / 34.43058; -83.85096