Hephzibah Middle School

Hephzibah Middle School serves 521 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Hephzibah Middle School operates within the Richmond County School District.

Overview

The student population of 521 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 521 students
Hephzibah Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Hephzibah Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hephzibah Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 17:1 15:1
Hephzibah Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hephzibah Middle School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Hephzibah Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
34%
37%
Hephzibah Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
59%
44%
Hephzibah Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.54 0.83
Hephzibah 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.
64%
51%
Hephzibah 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.
6%
7%
Hephzibah Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,829 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Richmond County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
6
Number of Students Managed 31,829 3,449
Richmond County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $347 MM $34 MM
District Spending $343 MM $36 MM
Richmond County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,609 $9,939
Richmond County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,488 $10,367
Richmond 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 Hephzibah High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Spirit Creek Middle School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hephzibah Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hephzibah Hephzibah High School
    4558 Brothersville Rd
    Hephzibah , GA , 30815
    (706)592-2089
    0.5  mi  |  1075  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hephzibah Hephzibah Elementary School
    2542 Ga Hwy 88
    Hephzibah , GA , 30815
    (706)592-4561
    1  mi  |  468  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hephzibah Diamond Lakes Elementary School
    4153 Windsor Spring Rd
    Hephzibah , GA , 30815
    (706)771-2881
    2.1  mi  |  567  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hephzibah Willis Foreman Elementary School
    2413 Willis Foreman Rd
    Hephzibah , GA , 30815
    (706)592-3991
    2.8  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hephzibah Spirit Creek Middle School
    115 Dolphin Way
    Hephzibah , GA , 30815
    (706)592-3987
    3  mi  |  537  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Hephzibah, 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 0.51, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Hephzibah is Pine Hill Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.