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
South Habersham Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
South Habersham Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Habersham Middle School 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 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
South Habersham Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
South Habersham Middle School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
35%
12%
South Habersham Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
2%
37%
South Habersham Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
57%
44%
South Habersham Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Habersham Middle School Sch Ethnicity South Habersham 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.
0.56 0.83
South Habersham Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
60%
51%
South Habersham Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
7%
South Habersham Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,907 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Habersham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
6
Number of Students Managed 6,907 3,449
Habersham County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $34 MM
District Spending $73 MM $36 MM
Habersham County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,141 $9,939
Habersham County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,529 $10,367
Habersham County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cornelia Level Grove Elementary School
    2525 Level Grove Rd
    Cornelia , GA , 30531
    (706)778-3087
    0.3  mi  |  604  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cornelia Cornelia Elementary School
    375 Old Cleveland Rd
    Cornelia , GA , 30531
    (706)778-6526
    2.2  mi  |  638  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baldwin Baldwin Elementary School
    894 Willingham Ave
    Baldwin , GA , 30511
    (706)778-6435
    2.9  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Demorest Fairview Elementary School
    2925 Cannon Bridge Rd
    Demorest , GA , 30535
    (706)778-2030
    3.1  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Demorest Wilbanks Middle School
    3115 Demorest/mount Airy Hwy
    Demorest , GA , 30535
    (706)778-0830
    3.8  mi  |  623  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • 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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Habersham County, GA public schools have a 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. of 0.43, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.83. The most diverse school district in Habersham County is School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.