Hephzibah High School

Hephzibah High School serves 1,051 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Hephzibah High School operates within the Richmond County School District.
The school district's 53% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1051 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,051 students
Hephzibah High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Hephzibah High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hephzibah High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more 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 15:1 15:1
Hephzibah High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Hephzibah High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
59%
37%
Hephzibah High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
36%
44%
Hephzibah High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Hephzibah High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hephzibah High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.40
Hephzibah High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
53%
52%
Hephzibah High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Hephzibah High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,252 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,609 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,488 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Richmond County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 35,252 3,197
Richmond County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 53% 66%
Richmond County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $347 MM $34 MM
Richmond County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $343 MM $36 MM
Richmond County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,609 $9,939
Richmond County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,488 $10,367
Richmond County School District 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 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
    2542 Ga Hwy 88
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-4561
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 507 students                      
  • HephzibahHephzibah Middle School
    2427 Mims Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-4534
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 537 students                      
  • HephzibahDiamond Lakes Elementary School
    4153 Windsor Spring Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)771-2881
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 555 students                      
  • HephzibahWillis Foreman Elementary School
    2413 Willis Foreman Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-3991
    2.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 376 students                      
  • HephzibahSpirit Creek Middle School
    115 Dolphin Way
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-3987
    2.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 542 students                      

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