• Profile for the 2016-2017 School Year

     

     

     

    Contact Information/Location

     

    201 Walt Banks Road Peachtree City, GA 30269

    Phone: 770-631-3232 Fax: 770-631-3278

     

    The Community


    McIntosh High School is located in the heart of Peachtree City, Georgia and serves the Peachtree City area. Peachtree City is a family-friendly community located 25 minutes south of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and is known for its desirable lifestyle and its 90+ miles of golf cart paths.  In 2014, Movoto ranked Peachtree City as the 2nd best place to live in the state of Georgia. Fayette County is one of the state’s most recognized counties and consists of five high schools, five middle schools, and fifteen elementary schools.

     

    The School

     

    McIntosh High School is a comprehensive four-year high school with an enrollment of 1600+ students in grades nine through twelve. The school opened in 1981-82 and has received numerous awards including:

     

    • Named a 2007 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education
    • Received Georgia’s 2007 and 2011 Platinum Award in the highest performance category for outstanding student achievement
    • Named Georgia School of Excellence: 1987, 2001, 2008, 2012
    • Recognized by College Board as an AP Merit, AP STEM, and AP STEM Achievement School
    • Received  Director’s Cup Distinction for Athletics, 2013 and Director’s Cup for Girl’s Athletics, 2013, 2014
    • Recognized as "2016 Best High School" by www.k12.niche.com
    • Recognized in Atlanta Magazine’s 50 Best Public High Schools,  2012
    • Inclusion in Newsweek Magazine’s 2007 - 2013 top 1000 U.S. High Schools List
    • Ranked 876 in the nation and 26 in Georgia in the High School rankings by Newsweek Magazine 2016
    • Ranked 48th in Washington Post America’s Most Challenging High Schools, 2013
    • Earned 44 state championships in athletics since 1981
    • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
    • Earned 56 state championships in athletics since 1981

     

     

    The Curriculum

     

    The school year is divided into two semesters with each semester having two nine-week grading periods. Each class day consists of 6 periods, 59 minutes in length, with an optional 7th period class offered before school.  Each semester course passed receives one-half Carnegie unit of credit.

Advanced Placement

    • 535 students took AP exams
    • 1,076 exams were administered
    • 87.4% AP exams scoring 3 or better
    • 89.5% students scoring 3 or better
    • AP Scholars: 75 students
    • AP Scholars with Honors: 59 students
    • AP Scholars with Distinction: 75 students
    • National AP Scholars: 17 students

SAT Scores Class of 2015

ACT Scores Class of 2015

Disclosure of Conduct Records

  • McIntosh High School will, when requested on a college application, report student conduct/discipline records to include, but not limited to:

     

    • Serious disciplinary violations
    • Academic dishonesty violations
    • Out of school suspensions

     

GPA & Class Rank

  • All courses are used to compute a student’s GPA. Five points are added to the final grade for AP courses and one quality point is averaged into the weighted GPA. Class rank is determined at the end of each semester. Class rank is computed on a non-weighted GPA.

Grading Scale

  • A=90-100

    B=80-89

    C=71-79 

    D=70

    F=69 & below