South Habersham Middle School

237 Old Athens Hwy,

Cornelia, GA, 30531-5314

Tel: (706)778-7121
Grades: 6-8

471 students

South Habersham Middle School serves 471 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
South Habersham Middle School operates within the Habersham County School District.

Overview

The student population of 471 students has declined by 40% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 471 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
35%
12%
Black
2%
37%
White
57%
44%
Unknown
4%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.56
0.66
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 60%
51%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,907 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Habersham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
5
Number of Students Managed 6,907
3,298
District Total Revenue $71 MM
n/a
District Spending $73 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,141
$0
District Spending / Student $10,529
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is 9th Grade Academy (3.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wilbanks Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Level Grove Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Recommended December 05, 2010 - I think the quailty in academics are horrible, my kid came home and told me that he has not learned anything because his teacher does not teach well. He also told me that he feels aroused because the teachers are very aware on what he did at all times. I think this school should be shut down! I am not very happy with this school! - Posted by Parent

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