Hillgrove High School
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Hillgrove High School

Hillgrove High School
4165 Luther Ward Road


Coordinates33°55?34?N 84°40?01?W / 33.926060°N 84.667043°W / 33.926060; -84.667043Coordinates: 33°55?34?N 84°40?01?W / 33.926060°N 84.667043°W / 33.926060; -84.667043
TypePublic high school
PrincipalAngela Stewart
Teaching staff116.40 (on a FTE basis)[2]
Enrollment2,399 (2018-19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio20.61[2]
Color(s)Crimson (PMS 202 / Hex #990033) and silver (PMS 422 / Hex #b6babc)   
RivalMcEachern High School

Hillgrove High School was established in 2006 in the Cobb County School District in Powder Springs, Georgia, United States. Angela Stewart is the current principal of the school, having taken over in the fall of 2017. Hillgrove currently has over 2,000 students in grades 912. It is the fifteenth public high school built in the Cobb County public school district.[3]


Hillgrove High School was built on 98 acres (400,000 m2). The land was donated by Harry Hill and Harriet Hargrove Hill to Young Harris College and then sold to the Cobb County Board of education, by the university. The Hills purchased the land in 1952 to raise cattle and Tennessee Walking Horses. The Hills give college scholarships to Hillgrove students who excel at their studies.


The demographic breakdown of the 2,404 students enrolled in 2015-2016 was:

  • Male - 51.6%
  • Female - 48.4%
  • Native American/Alaskan - >0.1%
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders - 2.2%
  • Black - 33.4%
  • Hispanic - 8.0%
  • White - 52.7%
  • Multiracial - 3.6%

20.5% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[2]


A small council of students from neighboring Cobb County schools met to choose Hillgrove's mascot, the hawk. This was chosen because many indigenous hawks lived around the property Hillgrove was built on. The school colors are crimson and silver.[3] The following sports are offered:

  • Baseball/softball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "Hillgrove High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Hillgrove High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ a b https://web.archive.org/web/20091007163720/http://www.cobbk12.org/hillgrove/logocolors.htm. Archived from the original on October 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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