• Profile for the 2019-2020 School Year

     

    MHS 2019-2020 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, AP Humanities and AP STEM Achievement School
    • Received  Director’s Cup Distinction for Athletics, 2013 and Director’s Cup for Girl’s Athletics, 2013, 2014
    • 2020 Niche Best College Prep High School. in Georgisa Ranked #15 of 402.
    • 2020 Niche Best Public High School Teachers in Georgia Ranked #12 of 420
    • 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 543 in the nation and 20 in Georgia in the High School rankings by U.S. News Magazine 2019
    • Ranked 781 in Washington Post America’s Most Challenging High Schools, 2017
    • Earned 59 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

    • 702 students took AP exams
    • 1,498 exams were administered
    • 92% students scoring 3 or better
    • AP Scholars: 99 students
    • AP Scholars with Honors: 54 students
    • AP Scholars with Distinction: 153 students
    • National AP Scholars: 47 students

SAT Scores Class of 2018

ACT Scores Class of 2018

GPA & Class Rank

  • Class Rank & GPA
    For students entering high school prior to the 2018-19
    school year, 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 that are added by the
    teacher prior to posting to the transcript. AP bonus
    points are used in the computation of class rank. For
    students entering high school prior to the 2018-19
    school year, weighted numeric GPA is calculated by
    adding 10 points to the final course average for all AP
    courses. Weighted GPA is calculated by adding 1 quality
    point for all AP courses.
    For students entering high school in the 2018-19 and
    subsequent school years, only Quality Point GPA is
    reported on a student’s transcript using a 4.0 Scale.
    Students earn 1.0 bonus quality point in AP Courses and
    .5 bonus quality point in dual enrollment courses.

Grading Scale

  • A=90-100

    B=80-89

    C=71-79 

    D=70

    F=69 & below