Hephzibah High School

Hephzibah High School serves 984 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Hephzibah High School operates within the Richmond County School District.
Richmond County School District's 55% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 984 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 984 students
Hephzibah High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hephzibah High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Hephzibah High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hephzibah High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Hephzibah High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Hephzibah High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
59%
37%
Hephzibah High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
36%
43%
Hephzibah High School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Hephzibah High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.67
Hephzibah High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
96%
56%
Hephzibah High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Hephzibah High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Richmond County School District's student population of 31,997 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has increased from 52% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,630 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Richmond County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 31,997 3,213
Richmond County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 55% 69%
Richmond County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2014)
District Total Revenue $345 MM n/a
Richmond County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $355 MM n/a
Richmond County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,630 n/a
Richmond County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,940 n/a
Richmond County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cross Creek High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hephzibah Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hephzibah Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HephzibahHephzibah Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
    0.5 miles
    2542 Ga Hwy 88
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-4561
    0.5PK-5482
  • HephzibahHephzibah Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 538 students
    0.5 miles
    2427 Mims Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-4534
    0.56-8538
  • HephzibahDiamond Lakes Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 597 students
    1.8 miles
    4153 Windsor Spring Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)771-2881
    1.8PK-5597
  • HephzibahWillis Foreman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 335 students
    2.6 miles
    2413 Willis Foreman Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-3991
    2.6PK-5335
  • HephzibahSpirit Creek Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 535 students
    2.8 miles
    115 Dolphin Way
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-3987
    2.86-8535

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