• Profile for the 2017-2018 School Year

     MHS 2017-2018 Profile



    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 56 state championships in athletics since 1981
    • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools



    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, 60 minutes in length, with an optional 7th period class offered before school.  Each semester course passed receives one-half (.5) Carnegie unit of credit.

Advanced Placement

    • 595 students took AP exams
    • 1,148 exams were administered
    • 87.3% AP exams scoring 3 or better
    • 89.9% students scoring 3 or better
    • AP Scholars: 106 students
    • AP Scholars with Honors: 49 students
    • AP Scholars with Distinction: 83 students
    • National AP Scholars: 16 students

SAT Scores Class of 2017

ACT Scores Class of 2017

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

  • Class Rank
    Class rank is determined using the student’s unweighted numeric GPA all grades for all subjects; rank is cumulative.  Unweighted numeric GPA uses the final grades posted to the transcript. For AP courses, this includes the 5 bonus points which is added prior to posting to the transcript by the teacher.  AP bonus points are used in the computation of class rank.


    Weighted GPA

    Weighted Numeric GPA - additional 10 points are added for all AP courses.
    Weighted GPA - 1 additional quality point is added for all AP courses

Grading Scale

  • A=90-100




    F=69 & below