Heritage Middle School

Heritage Middle School serves 1,040 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Heritage Middle School operates within the Catoosa County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1040 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,040 students
Heritage Middle School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Heritage Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade Heritage Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Heritage Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Heritage Middle School Asian (2006-2013)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Heritage Middle School Hispanic (2006-2013)
Black
1%
37%
Heritage Middle School Black (2006-2013)
White
92%
44%
Heritage Middle School White (2006-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Heritage Middle School Sch Ethnicity Heritage Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.40
Heritage Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
30%
52%
Heritage Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Heritage Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,595 students has grown by 27% over five years.
School District Name Catoosa County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 13,595 3,197
Catoosa County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $34 MM
District Spending $104 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,345 $9,939
Catoosa County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,756 $10,367
Catoosa County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Heritage High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ringgold Middle School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ringgold Primary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RinggoldHeritage High School
    3960 Poplar Springs Rd
    RinggoldGA 30736
    (706)937-6464
    1.7 mi | 1383 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RinggoldRinggold Primary School
    340 Evitt Ln
    RinggoldGA 30736
    (706)937-5437
    2.6 mi | 550 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • RinggoldRinggold Elementary School
    322 Evitt Ln
    RinggoldGA 30736
    (706)935-2912
    2.6 mi | 471 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • RinggoldBoynton Elementary School
    3938 Boynton Dr
    RinggoldGA 30736
    (706)866-1521
    2.8 mi | 617 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RinggoldRinggold High School
    29 Tiger Trl
    RinggoldGA 30736
    (706)935-2254
    4.6 mi | 994 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 30, 2010 - Heritage Middle School is amazing! It opened just 5 years ago. The test scores of students in any ability are just through the roof. Our chorus travels to NYC every spring to preform at the Statue of Liberty as well as putting on a stunning spring musical annually. The band program is one of the best in the state with superior ratings and individual success, with 30+ students exceeding in District Honor Band, and many in All-State Band. With astounding spirit, the sports programs are amazing. Our teams always compete to the highest level, humbled by win or loss. We have several teams, including Competition/Football Cheer, Basketball Cheer, Football, Basketball, Dance Team, Golf, Tennis, Swim, Cross Country, Track, and several more. As for extracurricular activities, we have a wide range. There's endless clubs to join. Heritage Middle offers something for every student to show their talents and Heritage Pride in. The facilities are kept up to date and clean, making it an easy and modern learning space. Parent involvement is great. Especially in middle school, you would think parents don't show up. But at HMS, it's different. The boosters for sports and the band are always wanting the best for not only their own students, but every student. Our PTO is found working at almost all events, from dances to games. I would recommend this school to anybody looking for a nice town to lie in and great school for their children to live in. I feel very safe in HMS. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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